Storm clouds appearing over a rural home in a flat landscape (© AP Images)

Next-gen weather satellite to improve forecasting worldwide

A newly launched weather satellite could save lives by better predicting extreme weather.
Person carrying large tuna on a dock (© Ezra Acayan/NurPhoto/Corbis/Getty Images)

U.S. and Philippines combat illegal fishing

For decades the U.S. has supported the Philippines' marine conservation efforts, resulting in more fish, bigger fish and a sustainable fishing industry.
CT scanning of mummy (© The Field Museum)

Technology lets us see inside a mummy

A New York museum highlights the technology that scientists use to draw connections between modern and ancient societies by examining a mummy.
Young women watching jet of water propel ball in air (U.S. Embassy Estonia)

Equipping teenage girls to be scientists or engineers

What happens when 100 girls from five different countries come together for a science and technology camp? Teamwork, friendship and skills-building
Smart city with smart services and icons, internet of things, networks and augmented reality concept (State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson )

Why is America concerned about 5G?

5G technologies will provide the backbone for future economies. That's why it's imperative to protect 5G from untrustworthy companies and countries.
Driverless shuttle (© AP Images)

Las Vegas and Paris experiment with driverless cars

More cities across the world are experimenting with driverless vehicles on public streets. Las Vegas and Paris plan to deploy some later in 2017.

Nations reaching together for the stars…on this day

Humans have imagined living in space for as long as they have looked up at the stars. Sixteen years ago today, on November 20,...
Smart glasses (Dan Hixson/University of Utah College of Engineering)

A new way of seeing?

University of Utah researchers have created “smart glasses” that automatically adjust the focus on what a person is seeing, whether far away or close.
Hands holding a cellphone with ShakeAlert warning displayed (U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior)

U.S. system will alert millions to earthquakes

The ShakeAlert mobile app, which took over a decade to create, will tell residents to seek cover before a 5.0 magnitude or higher earthquake.