Lab workers standing on either side of a table, examining vials (PATH/Umit Kartoglu)

Tackling global health care: Tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

April 7 is World Health Day. David Shoultz of PATH says global health care solutions must consider demand, cost and design to be successful.
Astronaut Peggy Whitson in space (NASA)

Still got it! World’s oldest spacewoman sets new record.

Peggy Whitson, the world's most experienced spacewoman, just spacewalked into history with her eighth mission outside the International Space Station.
Man in astronaut suit, holding electric guitar, with arms raised, in front of wall of speakers (@everydayastronaut)

NASA protects astronauts from sound that peels paint off the walls

Engineers simulate the roar of a space launch to test new rockets. NASA's mission to Mars goes through the Reverberant Acoustic Test Facility in Ohio.
Woman in shadows looking at glowing laptop screen (© AP Images)

How do you know if what you’re seeing online is true?

How can you see past hoaxes? Learn how you can confirm photos and video footage, and fact-check what you see online.
People raising smartphones to capture an SXSW.2017 banner (© Bloomberg via Getty Images)

What’s the big deal about the South by Southwest festival in...

Movie stars, tech moguls and music artists are converging in Austin, Texas, as part of the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals.
Oscar statue (© AP Images)

3-D printing gives Oscar statuette a classic look

The symbol of film's highest achievement, golden statuette Oscar, is getting a high-tech makeover for the 2017 Academy Awards.
Virtual statue in front of Lincoln Memorial (State Dept.)video

New app builds monuments to scientific geniuses [video]

A free new augmented reality app unveils the stories of people who changed the worlds of science, technology, engineering and math.
Artist's conception of planet's surface with setting sun (NASA)

Are we alone? Scientists discover 7 new planets.

NASA has found seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a nearby star, offering tantalizing clues about the search for life elsewhere in the universe.
"Google Africa" on T-shirt (© AP Images)

Africa’s first Google coding champ is self-taught

Nji Collins Gbah, a 17-year-old Cameroonian who taught himself to code, is the first African student to win the grand prize in Google’s Code-in competition.