Figuring Out How Plants Grow in Space is…

This is Arabidopsis thaliana, the plant species grown aboard the International Space Station and analyzed in this study. This work could support future efforts to grow food in space. (Credit: Eric Belfield) Space Plants Will…

How We Found Jupiters 79 (At Least) Moons

The moon Io is tiny compared to mighty Jupiter, but still among the easiest of Jupiter’s many moons to spot. (Credit: Cassini Imaging Team/SSI/JPL/ESA/NASA) Jupiter is king of the planets. It’s huge, it’s bright in…

The state of electric cars: 10 things you…

The Tesla Model S Image: David van der Mark Oh, Tesla. People love to gobble up news about the world's flag bearer for electric vehicles. Some view it as the next great automaker and the…

When will individuals pay for security?

Last week's discovery of Lenovo bundling Superfish malware that chose to insert its own self-signing certificate authority into Windows' trusted certificate chain under the auspices of serving ads to Lenovo customers highlights the extent to…

Predictions for a massive 2016 in Mobility

Image: Jack Wallen 2015 was a banner year for mobility. Not only did sales of mobile devices blow other pieces of technology out of the water, the advancements in the mobile sector were truly amazing.…

Microsofts new AI app to assist the blind…

When those who are blind encounter text, an object, or a landmark, how do they determine what is in front of them? Personal assistants, seeing-eye dogs, and canes traditionally have served this purpose. Now, Microsoft's…