Amazon’s facial recognition flags 1 in 5 California lawmakers as criminals

Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their...

Photographer captures stunning image of fiery blue meteor outside plane

NASA has released an incredible image of a fiery meteor streaking across the sky. The impressive snap of the “blue” fireball was taken through a...

Some states considering house arrest tech to keep coronavirus patients home

WASHINGTON – How do you ensure that someone sick with COVID-19 stays home? As the United States begins reopening its economy, some state officials are...

Americans drop their phones at least four times a week

Hold onto your phones – according to new research, one in three Americans currently have a crack in their phone’s screen. The constant threat of...

US astronaut Christina Koch sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman

A US astronaut set a record Saturday for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about...

NYC mapping coronavirus genome to help track future outbreaks

NEW YORK – Scientists at New York City’s health department have begun to analyze the novel coronavirus’s genetic material to allow them to trace...

‘Back to the Future’ fan builds working ‘hoverboard’

A “Back to the Future” super-fan has fulfilled a lifetime ambition after flying his very own “hoverboard.” Brit Sam Rogers, 24, recreated a classic cinematic...

Huge asteroid might actually be the solar system’s smallest dwarf planet

As the debate rages on whether Pluto, currently a dwarf planet, should be given back its planet status, it may soon be joined by...

Experimental blood test can help detect cancer before symptoms

For the first time, a blood test has been shown to help detect many types of cancer in a study of thousands of people...

Apple, Google ready coronavirus contact tracing system ahead of launch

Apple and Google on Friday updated technical details of the coronavirus contact tracing system they plan to release next month, saying new features would...

How to delete what Facebook knows about your private life

Forget me now. Facebook hoards much more personal data than many users realize, but now there’s a tool to make the social media giant remove...

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake

NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support...

National Academy of Sciences pulls video touting possibility of designer babies

A government-funded group that’s leading efforts to set standards for gene editing has pulled a video it posted in the wake of concern about...

Facebook contractor pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report

Facebook is under fire from moderators who say a company contractor pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of...

Scientists solve mystery of ‘tiger stripes’ on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

Saturn’s moon Enceladus has been shrouded in mystery since its discovery in the late 18th century, but now researchers believe they have solved what...

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s...

Coronavirus hasn’t forced NASA to push back next Mars rover yet

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, NASA said it currently has no plans to push back the launch of its Perseverance rover to Mars, Fox...

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders

Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the...

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