What Autopsies Can Teach

Medical mysteries lurk in every family, yet the autopsies that could reveal them have become increasingly rare.

At Startups, People Are ‘New Infrastructure’

Silicon Valley of 2015 resembles nothing so much as the beloved Busytown children’s books by Richard Scarry. I don’t mean all the construction—though there’s plenty of that—but in terms of what businesses companies are pursuing.

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.

Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as daylight saving time—at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8. Time will fall back to standard time again on Sunday, November 1, when DST ends.

A Better World, Run by Women

Hillary Clinton seems to be preparing to run for president, and the former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina may yet enter the race on the Republican side.

Artificial Intelligence Isn’t a Threat—Yet

“The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” -Stephen Hawking

The Driverless Car Is Now, Officially, Is a Threat

Self-driving cars have crossed an important milestone on the road to reality: The securities filing.

Nasdaq Parties Likes It’s 2000, but More Sedately

The Nasdaq Composite Index broke through 5000, returning to a level it hadn’t seen in nearly 15 years and moving within range of a record for the first time since the Internet stock bubble.

Two Heads Are Better Than One

In the early 1960s, Michael S. Gazzaniga, then a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology, was one of a team of researchers who opened the minds of fellow scientists to a new view of how the brain functions.

Science Can Tell You the Color of the Dress

A raging debate has divided families, friends and work colleagues: What is the color of this dress?

Under Armour Turns Ambitions to Electronic Apparel, Monitoring Apps

Under Armour Inc. has some out-there ideas for your clothes.


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