Greater Boston StaffJanuary 15, 2019 06:44 PM
Susan Crawford On How The US Is Already Behind On The Fiber Optic MovementThe author argues that without full investment in a public fiber optic network, we cannot compete in the 21st Century.
Elsa PartanJanuary 15, 2019 03:41 PM
Pilot Whales Use Different Dialects And Teach Them To Their ChildrenThe social groups are made up of immediate family members, and the groups have distinctive calls.
Christopher JoyceJanuary 15, 2019 05:06 AM
An Island Crusader Takes On The Big Brands Behind Plastic WasteEvery year, 8 million tons of plastic wash into the oceans. The biggest sources are in Asia. In the Philippines, one man is going head-to-head with multinational corporations to stop the plastic tide.
Gisele Grayson, Joe Palca, Geoff BrumfielJanuary 10, 2019 01:51 PM
With Key Government Agencies Shut Down, Science SputtersGovernment, academic and industry researchers often depend on each others' work and funding. The partial shutdown is getting in the way of some of that collaboration and research.
Arjun SinghJanuary 9, 2019 04:30 PM
Lack of Federal Approval To Study Marijuana Leaves Researchers In The DarkWithout approval from the FDA, researchers have had a difficult time understanding the long-term health impacts of marijuana at a time when more and more states push to legalize the drug.
Arun RathJanuary 9, 2019 12:18 PM
More Local ATMs Will Soon Dispense ‘Cryptocurrencies’Local startup wants a Bitcoin ATM on every corner
Edgar B. Herwick IIIJanuary 9, 2019 09:46 AM
A Look Ahead At The Year In SpaceWe survey a few local space scientists and experts about what they have their eyes on in the skies in 2019.
Anick Jesdanun | Associated PressJanuary 7, 2019 01:23 PM
Home Items Are Getting Smarter And Creepier, Like It Or NotInternet-connected "smarts" are creeping into cars, refrigerators, thermostats, toys and just about everything else in your home.