Tech companies want to reduce conflict between texting and driving.
Why do tech companies care so much about self-driving cars? If drivers no longer need to pay attention to the road, they can use their mobile devices even more.
In rural areas where there are often fewer healthcare professionals available, traditional healers can have a role to play in promoting HIV treatment.
Most U.S. law enforcement agencies didn’t report any hate crimes to the FBI in 2016.
There's still far too much we don't know about hate crimes in the US – and that affects how we study and enforce these crimes.
Apa yang mengikat kita begitu erat dengan telepon kita?
Mengapa kita sangat menyukai telepon kita ada hubungannya dengan kebutuhan dasar kita sebagai manusia, menurut seorang cendekia yang juga seorang pendeta.
It’s not so easy to keep up with technology.
There are technical reasons companies can be slow to update software, but as seen in the Equifax hack, a key problem is management.
What attaches us so deeply to our phones?
Why we love our phones so much might be related to our basic yearnings as human beings, explains a scholar, who is also a pastor.
A photograph of Penn Station’s interior from the 1930s.
We asked five architecture experts to name one building or structure they wish had been preserved, but couldn't resist the tides of decay, development and discrimination.
The Constitution may burst Trump’s threat to withdraw from NAFTA.
AP Photo/Mel Evans
As the Trump team begins renegotiating NAFTA with Canada and Mexico, a key plank in its strategy – a threat to withdraw – may be a hollow one.
Heavy storms in February caused parts of a California highway to give way.
Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo
The American Society of Civil Engineers gives US infrastructure a D+. What is it that we're doing wrong?
Businesses can make up for inaction on climate by government by investing in energy and fuel efficiency.
Without the private sector cutting carbon emissions – rather than just lobbying the government for action on climate – the world will never reach the temperature targets of the Paris Agreement.
Why do people need cash in churches?
ATMs began appearing in churches providing a way for people to come up with ready cash to give to God and their church. But why was cash necessary?
Here’s the fossil… what can you tell about how this animal lived?
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With no identifiable body parts, it's hard to know how these fossilized creatures lived. A new approach models how the ocean's water would interact with their unique shapes – hinting at their lifestyle.
Cloistered nuns in the Monastery of Saint Clare in the western Mediterranean Sardinian city of Oristano.
A key to the successful growth of Jesuits were handwritten letters – transported through trade ships from India.
Teach For America teacher Sergio Santiago looks over an assignment with a student.
Teach for America was created to bring more resources to disadvantaged communities. New research shows that the participants also learn a few things.
Hog feeding operation near Tribune, Kansas.
AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Large livestock farms, known as CAFOs, have polluted air and water in many communities. A recent court decision will force CAFOs to report their air emissions from manure and other sources.
What can your data tell us?
Project Baseline opens up new opportunities in health care, both for the researchers working with big data and for consumers who want more sophisticated ways to track their health.
Inspecting election results is best done with a dash of randomness.
To defend elections against sophisticated attackers, auditors need to use advanced methods too – including the influence of randomness.
A Salvadoran family who fled to the U.S. when armed men killed the father.
AP Photo/LM Otero
Despite Trump’s rhetoric, Mexicans are no longer crossing the border in massive numbers. Data show a new group of migrants is arriving, and for very different reasons.
Who you gonna listen to?
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Higher-ups at Wells Fargo, Volkswagen and Uber all failed to stop unethical practices that had significant repercussions. New research offers some clues on why.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols the U.S. border with Mexico in Nogales, Arizona.
What happens when an undocumented immigrant meets a law enforcement officer? Communication plays a major role in these high-stakes interactions.