Why the Air Force wants 1,000 new combat drones
The goal is to have many uncrewed aircraft that can act as teammates for more expensive fighter jets flown by people.
Engineers created a paper plane-throwing bot to learn more about flight
The bot made and launched more than 500 planes with dozens of designs. Here’s what happened.
A driver’s guide to hydroplaning and how to handle it
Hydroplaning can be dangerous in any season. Here's how to ride it out if it happens to you.
Scientists have a vision for sustainable, biodegradable glass
Although still in its laboratory testing phase, new biorecyclable glass shows potential for a greener economy.
Deadly Cyclone Freddy could be the longest tropical cyclone on record
The cyclone crossed more than 4,970 miles and made two separate landfalls.
Proton Mail tips that might convince you to ditch Gmail
Proton Mail may be the more privacy-focused email service you have been looking for.
This new species of pink orchid looks like delicate glasswork
The petite flowers were hiding in plain sight across parks and backyard gardens in Japan.
This startup wants to use heat from data centers to warm swimming pools
Deep Green's system could save public pools around $24,000 a year, and cut their annual CO2 emissions by 26 tons.
Biden approved an oil drilling project in Alaska—and it could be a ‘climate disaster’
The administration approved the controversial ConocoPhillips venture while also limiting future drilling in other parts of Alaska.
Google’s AI doctor appears to be getting better
It's all part of the company's grand mission to make personalized health info more accessible.