A new app enables police to scan for cellphone use. In New York, it's generating interest among lawmakers – and worry from privacy advocates.
It won't immediately solve our energy woes, but does increase our control over light-induced chemical reactions.
Vegetable price hikes could grow more common as weather in key farming regions gets less predictable.
The mammals have recovered from endangered-species status, but a new study puts an asterisk on their progress.
Sociological research and deadly twisters have spurred a shift in forecasting practices.
The American Lung Association, which tracks air quality in the United States, says the Clean Air Act is working.
The consumer tax credit, which will end for the company next year, is just one of several policies and market factors guiding Tesla and its competitors on the road to mass market.
Living within 50 miles of the US and Canada, North Atlantic right whales face a dangerous thicket of fishing gear. Fishermen and scientists alike are looking for an answer that works for all.
As libraries continue to transform themselves from places to check out books to civic centers with cutting edge technology, how will they meet expanding funding needs? Some library leaders say one answer is a national endowment.
While March’s employment results were disappointing, they don’t signal that the nation's long-running pattern of job growth has ended. Instead some economists point to a potential factor: weird weather.
A new membrane marks a step forward for desalination technology. But it still faces a challenging road to the world’s seawater treatment plants, suggesting that the search for solutions to humanity’s thirst is far from over.
A California bill could provide an easy boost to drivers' wages as the rideshare company addresses larger legal concerns. It's a move that could benefit workers across the gig economy.
President Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart for the first time on April 6 and 7 at Trump's Florida resort, to discuss trade, North Korea, and territorial disputes in the South China Sea, among other matters.
Despite the president's tough talk on trade, his two recent executive orders aren't that different from the stance of the previous administration.
By focusing on the manatees’ growing numbers, the feds may have overlooked significant threats to the species' future health.
For Bezos and other figures at the helm of the 'new economy,' personal wealth often tracks the stock price of their companies.
The sculptor of the bust unveiled by Portugal's president and prime minister on the island of Madeira said it took him 15 days to create the statue.
The reactor manufacturer's financial woes stem from a bigger downturn in the international nuclear sector.
On Tuesday NASA unveiled its new, online Image and Video Library that brings together more than 140,000 photos, videos, and audio clips.
'Nature has flung her worst at the people of Queensland,' said Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. 'There will be ... a lot of damage done now to recover, to clean up, to restore power, to make power lines safe.'
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