Public—and researchers—skeptical to climate engineering

What does the general public know about climate engineering, and what do they think about what they know? These were questions asked by researchers from Linköping University, together with researchers from Japan, the US ...

AP-NORC poll: Most have little fear of robots taking jobs

Most Americans believe their jobs, and the jobs of those they live with, are safe from automation—at least for the next decade, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.

Creating a high-speed internet lane for emergency situations

During large disasters, like hurricanes, wildfires and terrorist attacks, people want emergency responders to arrive quickly and help people deal with the crisis. In order to do their best, police, medics, firefighters and ...

New fabric coating could thwart chemical weapons, save lives

Chemical weapons are nightmarish. In a millisecond, they can kill hundreds, if not thousands. But, in a study published in the ACS journal Chemistry of Materials, scientists report that they have developed a way to adhere ...

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