The Holocaust nearly obliterated the once-vibrant Jewish population of Lithuania. Learn about how a small band of prisoners made a daring escape so that they could bear witness and how modern researchers have found proof of this event.
Did you know that Buzz Lightyear has really been to space? Most of the more than 100 space trips have included an odd item or two on board. Read to find out more about the interesting, and sometimes wacky, items that have traveled to space.
Photography has helped us to see things we couldn’t see with our eyes. It has captured important moments in time. It has even helped to some of the mysteries of the universe. Click through the features at this link to see some of the most significant photos of all time.
Scientists have created a robot that can be controlled with brain waves and subtle hand gestures. This paves the way for more responsive and intuitive robots. Are robot butlers and personal care workers in our future?
Though we typically think of archaelogy as occuring on land, subaquatic archaelogists explore ancient underwater sites. This article describes some of their important discoveries.
Dogs are humanity’s best friends, but we may have even more reason to love them. Read the article to learn more about how dogs could be the key to detecting cancer in people.
The World Wide Web recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. Read about how the internet as we know it was developed and how it transformed the world.
Why do Americans distrust robots? Do we have anything to fear? Read information from both sides of the debate.
Could humans one day live on Mars? Read about the research and exploration being done to determine if that is a real possibility.
This article provides examples of past, present, and future technology inspired by nature.
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, found that access to smartphones distracts people from negative situations and also serves as social support.
Girl Scouts earning cybersecurity badges are not only preparing to combat modern threats, they may help decrease the inequality in STEM fields.
According to this article, the widespread use of smartphones and social media are two of the most significant developments of the past two decades. What are some of the other major ways the world has changed in the last 20 years?
Can the legal system rely on artificial intelligence to make fair recommendations for sentencing criminals? Or do these technologies perpetuate historical biases against low-income and minority communities? Read to learn more.
Massive changes for food and sustainability are on the horizon. Read on to catch a glimpse of what the future has in store.
Empowered to tackle a micro problem on a macro scale, this 12-year-old takes on the Earth’s oceans and the plastic within it.
Teen changes the world with the invention of a satellite small enough to hold in the palm of your hand.
In 1974, our greatest minds gathered to craft a message broadcast to aliens. Look at a breakdown of what this message contained.
Watch the video to see how augmented reality can be used to help kids with cancer.
Read how a group of high school students are chipping away at the gender disparity in the drone pilot industry.