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Photo of the day: Hubble telescope reveals mysteries of the universe

Our "Photo of the Day" was taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and reveals previously unseen details of the Keyhole Nebula, a mysterious, complex...
Wax likeness of Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow character (© Ferdaus Shamim/WireImage/Getty Images)

Pirates in movies are fun, but movie piracy hurts

Movie piracy doesn't just hurt wealthy movie studios. It robs workers of their pay and hurts economies. The Trump administration aims to stop such piracy.

When it comes to energy, countries should mix it up

A country that diversifies its energy mix insulates itself from energy disruptions and strengthens its energy security.

He won a Nobel Prize, and helping students is in his...

Nobel laureate and microbiologist Aziz Sancar helps students from his native Turkey adjust to the U.S., and introduces U.S. students to Turkish culture.

5 facts you probably don’t know about biotechnology (but should)

After hundreds of studies, scientists around the world say biotechnology is just as safe as products obtained through conventional agriculture.

Self-driving cars provide freedom for the blind

For technology enthusiasts, Google’s new self-driving prototype is an engineering marvel. But for sight-impaired people, and others with disabilities, a self-driving car may mean...
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U.S. mathematician is first woman to win ‘math’s Nobel’

Meet Karen Uhlenbeck, a U.S. professor whose work has led to some of the most dramatic advances in mathematics in 40 years.
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5G: Who can you trust?

5G wireless will soon be everywhere, but do you trust the companies that are building the 5G networks? How can you tell they won't compromise your data?
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Who’s watching you online? 5 ways to prevent cybercrime. [video]

A wave of cyberattacks has everyone wondering how to protect themselves online. Find out what you can do.