For some parents, apps offer a practical way of keeping tabs on one’s family. But many children and teenagers experience it is as unwelcome surveillance.
More than 50 overdoses happen in bathrooms every month in British Columbia. Public bathrooms can be made safer for everyone, including people who use substances.
Children reported five key things they need from their communities, including better infrastructure and more inclusive spaces.
People assume event organizers have their best interests at heart, but just like many businesses, organizers often operate on a tight budget and sometimes corners get cut creating disastrous results.
We need a uniform regulatory framework balancing the risks and benefits of e-scooters, and clarifying avenues for compensation.
Requiring adult supervision for 16 and 17 year olds is undermining health and community, and a huge overreach from police.
Rating services on ride and task apps disadvantage gig workers, whose future work assignments are affected by their ratings. Women workers are made vulnerable, and have to contend with harassment.
The promise of self-driving cars remains unfulfilled, as the technology still requires drivers to co-pilot the vehicles to avoid collisions.
Aside from human rights abuses, vigilantes may be unreliable, poorly skilled, and lacking transparency and accountability.
Smart devices and sensors can now gauge mood and attention, effectively engaging in mind-reading. This intimate data collection raises questions about who has access and control of it.
With school shootings in 2021 at the highest they’ve ever been, experts on the topic offer advice about what to do about it.
Investigations are being conducted to figure out what led to the death of eight people during a crowd surge at Travis Scott’s show.
Last year, 3,500 Americans were killed by house fires. A former fire and explosion investigator has 10 tips to keep you and your children safe this holiday season.
There’s no need to pull out the candy catapult this year, but a few reasonable precautions can keep COVID-19 transmissions in check.
A centralized reporting system for laboratory incidents involving dangerous pathogens in biological research does not exist in the US or internationally.
What are the best recommendations that would help mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission in sport and recreation facilities?
A fire scientist explains the risk of flying embers that can travel over a mile from a wildfire and how people can protect their homes.
The treatment of the horse Saint Boy has ignited fierce discussion about horses in modern pentathlon, and reanimated ethical debates about horses’ jobs beyond the Olympics.
Current building codes do not include the most efficient way to keep houses standing and intact during tornadoes.
As many teens and adults in the US restart their social lives, parents of children under the age of 12 wonder when their kids will also be able to experience the freedom that comes with vaccination.