The mission will seek to unlock clues about the changing Arctic climate and the shifting ice conditions that affect ocean ecosystems.
A recent study concluded that Americans are sleepier than Europeans, raising concerns for public health and safety.
iPad: Apple sold 2 million iPads in the two months since it released the tablet computers. That equals one iPad purchase every 3 seconds, twice as fast as the iPhone sold when it was came out.
Facebook may know more about you than your government does.
The heads of Toyota and Tesla announced Thursday they will enter into a joint venture building electric cars in California.
If humans heated the earth, perhaps our technology can cool it, too. A look at the science of geoengineering and how it might be used to address global warming.
On April 18, 1906, a massive earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.7 hit the city of San Francisco and much of California's northern coast. The earthquake and subsequent fires are thought to have killed 3,000 people, the biggest natural disaster in California's history. Ruins in vicinity of Post and Grant Avenue are seen in this 1906 photograph.
Google's decision to stop censoring search results in China, despite Chinese government demands, is reminiscent of the company's founding principles.
The Tesla plane crash in East Palo Alto, Calif., occurred in heavy fog. The accident, which killed three Tesla employees, raises questions about general aviation flying near residential neighborhoods.
New data show the illegal immigrant population in the US plunged between 2008 and 2009. The report has sparked a debate about the reasons behind the decline and what it means for reform.