A Chinese supercomputer has topped a list of the world's fastest computers for the seventh straight year—and for the first time the winner uses only Chinese-designed processors instead of U.S. technology.
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have found a way to give photons, or light packets, their marching orders.
A tiny mirror could make a huge difference for scientists trying to understand what's happening in the micron-scale structures of living cells.
University of Iowa researchers are working with a California-based startup company to make clean energy from sunlight and any source of water.
As more gruesome crimes and attacks show up on live online video, social media platforms are facing new challenges on preventing the spread of gruesome and horrific content.
Twenty-year-old Ardit Ferizi readily admitted his crime: hacking computers to obtain personal data of more than 1,300 U.S. government and military personnel, then turning the data over to the Islamic State group. But he couldn't ...
Facebook said Wednesday that it will extended its suite of anti-suicide tools to users worldwide, simplifying the process for worried users to flag postings by friends who may be considering harming themselves.
A few snippets of protein extracted from the fossil of an extinct species of giant beaver are opening a new door in paleoproteomics, the study of ancient proteins. Ancient proteins can be used to place animals on the evolutionary ...
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to swiftly and precisely control electron spins at room temperature.
New data on air pollution from fracking wells in Colorado will be a big help in assessing whether the emissions are harmful to human health, state officials say.