Nature is important to humans in some very practical ways. Read about some of the technological advances the animal world has given us.
To track the development of Black Lives Matter protests in 2020, researchers analyzed social media use.
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The pandemic has forced us to view our everyday lives in a new light, including our access to an internet connection. With virtual learning becoming a necessity rather than a luxury, should internet access be a basic human right?
Watch: What if we could harness the power generated by waves to restore eroding shorelines? Designer Skylar Tibbits and his team are testing the theory.
Two 6th graders from Florida won their school $100,000 by developing a piece of technology that will help prevent flash floods.
Video games have mostly featured male characters, but women are increasingly playing video games as well. Learn how the video game industry is changing to be more inclusive of female gamers.
On March 26, 2012, James Cameron made a solo 6.83-mile journey to the Challenger Deep, the deepest known point in the ocean. Cameron completed the dangerous trek in a single-seat submersible named the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER. What risks did Cameron encounter on his journey, and what did he hope to discover? Learn more about the mission at this official site.
In this article, author and anthropologist Helene Mialet analyzes the relationship between humans and machines as it existed for scientist Stephen Hawking.
In today’s media-saturated political climate, it’s hard to imagine a world in which in news about government policies, court cases, and elected officials was relegated to print news sources. Read this article to learn about some of the ways in which television has impacted American politics.
What happens to the stuff you no longer need? In this interview, author Edward Humes describes the huge amount of trash created in the United States and explains where it goes when we throw it away.
Follow the Mars Curiosity Rover mission in real-time by checking the updates and images on this site.
Robot designers are taking inspiration from the lowly cockroach to develop a tiny tool for saving lives in a disaster.
Most people have seen or ridden a roller-coaster, and either fear riding one or like the ride. So you think you know how a roller coaster works? Compare what you know with what this article tells you.
The idea of nature rebounding from humanity while people are staying home is inspiring. But it isn’t necessarily true.
COVID-19 has the potential to overwhelm hospital resources and infect staff. Find out how robots are helping to ease both of those problems.
During the coronavirus outbreak, people can’t get together to dance in person. But they can still maintain a connection online to avoid feeling isolated.
Learn about the brilliant solution Reporters Without Borders found for evading government censorship.
Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey may seem like pure fiction, but social media tools reveal that they’re at least partly based in fact.
Teenagers are making their voices heard in short, online snippets. Spend some time with an unassuming Internet star.