A 90-minute presentation in 1968 showed off the earliest desktop computer system. In the process it introduced the idea that technology could make individuals better – if government funded research.
Mutations in BRCA genes are linked to the early onset of breast and ovarian cancers. But the effect of most mutations is unclear. Now new research can distinguish harmless from dangerous mutations.
An expert argues why the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times can hardly be considered an act of civil disobedience and why it might make things even worse in the Trump administration.
From resettling Syrian refugees to mitigating climate change in Ecuador, interactive 'story maps' harvest communities' stories to help policymakers and neighbors better understand complex problems.
Official records on police homicides are full of holes. A new study tries to fill in the gaps – and finds new evidence of racial and regional inequality.
Los conflictos sobre la vigilancia de la frontera han estallado en gran parte del mundo. La respuesta de las personas depende de las diferentes visiones de qué es lo que las fronteras protegen.
Conflicts about policing the border have erupted in much of the world. How people respond depends on the many distinct visions of what borders are meant to be protecting.
On the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Charlottesville, we asked the presidents of Bowdoin, Elon and the University of Washington whether free speech should be treated differently on campus.
Camps of the 20th century were focused on resettlement. Today, the focus is on confining movement and deportation. What changed?
Indonesia masih diserang penyakit menular seperti Tuberkulosis, juga dibebani penyakit tidak menular seperti diabetes dan jantung.
La calidad de los vinos chinos está ayudando al país asiático a compensar su imagen, vinculada hasta ahora a la piratería y a la mano de obra barata.
Meningkatnya level karbon dioksida menyebabkan kandungan vitamin dan nutrien dalam padi menurun. Ini bisa memperparah masalah kelaparan dan gizi buruk.
El índice de pobreza en los suburbios ha aumentado 50 por ciento desde 1990. Este giro suburbano de la pobreza es una de las más importantes tendencias demográficas de los últimos 50 años.
Turkey's snap election is on Sunday. One fact is clear: The candidates and electorate are both nationalist and pious. That's in contrast to the strict secularism of 20th century politics.
As atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rise, rice plants produce fewer vitamins and other key nutrients. This could worsen hunger, malnutrition, child stunting and other diet-related health problems.
Advanced small modular reactors, known as SMRs, will probably have many advantages over older technology. But it's not yet known how they will stack up against other sources of electricity.
Researchers analyze social media data to gain useful insights into modern society and culture. But it's important to protect users' privacy. How can both ends meet?
The cartoon-turned-Broadway sensation is set in a place named after the Bikini islands, which has a dark history of forced removal and exile of native people from their land.
Poverty rates across the suburban landscape have increased by 50 percent since 1990. This suburbanization of poverty is one of the most important demographic trends of the last 50 years.
Researchers who've created a kidney-on-a-chip explain why these kinds of devices are an improvement over traditional ways to test new drugs.