By analyzing carbon dioxide in the breath, an algorithm could help determine how to treat patients
Paramedics respond to a 911 call to find an elderly patient who's having difficulty breathing. Anxious and disoriented, the patient has trouble remembering all the medications he's taking, and with his shortness ...
On-site fabrication process makes taller wind turbines more feasible
Wind turbines across the globe are being made taller to capture more energy from the stronger winds that blow at greater heights.
Study finds wider use of premium gas could save fuel, money
If the majority of light-duty vehicles in the United States ran on higher-octane gasoline, the automotive industry as a whole would reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 35 million tons per year, saving ...
Partial solar eclipse sweeps across North America
A partial solar eclipse swept across much of North America on Thursday, triggering floods of blurry pictures of a crescent-shaped sun on Twitter and other social media.
Drinking water odors, chemicals above health standards caused by 'green building' plumbing
Several types of plastic pipes in eco-friendly green buildings in the United States have been found to leach chemicals into drinking water that can cause odors and sometimes exist at levels that may exceed ...
Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather (Update 2)
Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.
Anticipating the 2017 solar eclipse
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Twitter boss launches global cash register service
Twitter's co-founder outlined plans to make cash registers a thing of the past on Thursday as he held a global launch for new software that he said would help small businesses grow.
NSA Director: China can damage US power grid
China and "one or two" other countries are capable of mounting cyberattacks to shut down the electric grid in parts of the United States. That's according to Admiral Michael Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency ...
ICANN chief urges wide Internet control
The head of the private agency that acts as gatekeeper for the Internet called Tuesday for international discussions to ensure control of the web remains decentralised.
Snapchat lets friends send cash in a snap
Smartphone app Snapchat on Monday began letting users in the United States send money to friends by simply typing dollar amounts into new "Snapcash" messages.
Entomologists hope vigilance, research stop newly discovered spotted lanternfly
People seeing the spotted lanternfly for the first time are struck by its sometimes-flashy appearance. But don't let its colorful, butterfly-like veneer fool you, caution entomologists in Penn State's College ...
Facebook addresses privacy fears while ramping ad targeting
Facebook on Thursday made it easier for people to understand and control how their information is used at the leading social network while expanding its quest to better target ads.
Music streaming under fire, but soaring
Taylor Swift has unleashed a debate on streaming by pulling her music from Spotify, but plenty of others are rushing to join in, rather than trying—in the singer's words—to shake it off.