He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
The rare combination of autoimmune disorders has allowed her body to naturally fight HIV.
Photographers don't sound happy about Getty's new plan to distribute its images for free.
Recreating traumatic experiences might be one way to treat the disease.
Is using the market against itself subversive reappropriation or just surrender?
I puffed on Big Tobacco's weak answer to the e-cig boom.
The DIY Engineer Who Built a Nuclear Reactor in His Basement
Long shot it may be, but at least he's going for it.
Outsiders is a new Motherboard series that delves into the lives of the unsung pioneers who have chosen to live beyond the grid in order to make their scientific dreams come true.Watch Now
Buying Guns and Drugs on the Deep Web
We toured the dark web's Tor bazaars to find out just how easy it is to buy guns, drugs, and other contraband online.
If they've done anything, the leaks of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have proven that we are indeed living in a global surveillance state.Watch Now
How to Swim from Cuba to Florida
Diana Nyad's superhuman feat was an extremely personal mission that was made possible with the support of a motley crew of scientists, oceanographers, navigators, and physicians.
Before launching into any sport, it's important to know three things: the rules, the stakes, and when to quit. In the case of Diana Nyad, the resolute 64-year-old long-distance swimmer, acknowledging two out of three ain't bad.Watch Now
The Fight to Get Gay in Video Games
How Ultimate Gay Fighter ended up against the ropes.
Instead, what gamers are left with a sort of soft power nudging queer characters away from complete acceptance. A recent article on the gaming website Kill Screen, for instance, asked why there still isn’t a single easily identifiable “gay protagonist” in mainstream games. The answer was: there already are, in a certain way. But their sexuality is handled so “indirectly” that it can still be overlooked or plausibly denied.Read Now
The Speaker of the House is spearheading a deeply cynical scheme that calls for more drilling and shipping natural gas to Europe—but the only real benefactor is the oil industry.
The best way to stop the NSA's surveillance is make data too difficult to collect in bulk, argued Snowden at SXSW today.
To catch the next whistleblower, a new system will allow the agency to keep tabs on agents even while they're off the job.
Night two of our SXSW party had a lot going for it.
Altering esters in living cells can cut petrochemicals out of fragrances entirely.
Did movie piracy just find its killer app?
Across the world, crafty mid-level mules are using small-fry UAV technology to airmail illegal drugs into the clink.
When you combined gravitational lensing with NASA’s most capable imaging telescope, the results are incredible and significant.
Watching new video tech on Oculus Rift feels like you're inside a 3D movie.
It's not just guns. All kinds of black markets have their own Facebook groups.
Radar can only track a plane for so long.
Lil Buck, Jason Yang, and Nosaj Thing gave an awesome show.