The thriving, tight-knit town shrank into a barely populated, bare-bones operation. Underneath that, a sinister crime may have gone down in secret.
The number of physics problems hidden in "Star Wars" movies is much greater than you think.
The convergence of computer science and biology has the potential to yield new perspectives on fundamental biological problems.
On Tuesday, the ACLU filed a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging that Facebook violated labor and civil rights laws by allowing employers to target ads to (mostly younger) men, to the exclusion of (mostly older) women and gender-nonbinary job-seekers.
"It will not be easy. It will not be immediate. But it must be done."
Apple's old HQ holds stories of pizza ovens, iPhone secrets, baseball bats, and what happened to Steve Jobs' office.
Writing about climate change is an exercise in managed insanity.
When digital activism intersects with flawed algorithms, legitimate outreach and awareness campaigns can become tangled up with accounts that are there to spam and masquerade.
Researchers at the security firm F-Secure have uncovered an attack that uses a decade-old technique, which defenders thought they had stymied, to expose those encryption keys, allowing a hacker to decrypt your data.
Beyond privacy considerations, 23andMe is also concerned about the prevalence of diet and fitness apps of dubious scientific merit.
"Neurotypical" is a term used by the autism community to describe what society refers to as "normal." According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 59 children, and one in 34 boys, are on the autism spectrum — in other words, neuroatypical. That's 3 percent of the male population.
Mariam Hamidaddin crawled into the tent shaking with cold. Her teammates knew she needed warmth, so they began melting ice on their gas stove to prepare hot soup.
Hal was built to suffer. He is a medical training robot, the sort of invention that emerges when one of the most stressful jobs on Earth tumbles into the uncanny valley.
Startups hope to disrupt the robocalls and boiler rooms by harnessing data to make collection both gentler and more efficient.
We've all sent autocorrected text we didn't intend. To be a smartphone user is to accept the ergonomics and software of small touchscreen keyboards.
Photographer Edward Burtynsky and filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier's "Anthropocene Project" chronicles mankind's permanent alteration of the natural world.
The safest way to store virtual currency is, ironically, offline, in computers unconnected to the internet.
Forget everything you thought you knew about normal body temperature and fever, starting with 98.6. That's an antiquated number based on a flawed study from 1868 (yes, 150 years ago). The facts about fever are a lot more complicated.
Planners want curbs and sidewalks, the essential public ways of any city, to go through a phase change from the Tepper storage state ("Where can I leave my car for the day?") to mobility. ("How will I move along with my day?")
In Trump's tweets — which he later deleted, then tweeted again, with no substantive changes — you can see the outlines of an attack that can't be easily fact-checked or dismissed.