We're powered by listeners like you. Make a donation to support WBUR.
The latest proposal is the Hyperloop: pods that can zip travelers through vacuum tubes between Cleveland and Chicago at hundreds of miles an hour.
Since military operations began in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than 1,700 service members have had combat-related amputations.
The digital miners earn cryptocurrency — virtual money — for processing and recording global network transactions 24/7.
One of the nuttiest stories of near extinction and resurrection ever seen in the United States. It involves genetic engineering, warring factions of tree enthusiasts, and a mysterious, destructive power...
Here & Now's Eric Westervelt talks with the president of the National Federation of the Blind about some of the apps helping people who are blind or visually impaired.
Protecting hospitals’ computer networks is crucial to preserving patient privacy -- and even life itself, writes MIT's Mohammad Jalali.
The ballooning number of autism spectrum diagnoses has led to long wait times for services, which are often measured in months.
Federal spending on space-based defensive weapons could really take off, with locally based Raytheon hoping to lead the way.
How does machine learning influence what we watch, wear and listen to?
A new report says automation could displace 2.5 million American workers per year, or more than three times the rate between 1970 and 1990, when computers revolutionized the global economy.
The search giant announced surging profits Monday, up 73 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Advertising revenue made up the bulk of the boost.
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel's Palantir is the next name in data mining and surveillance that you need to know. We'll explore the company's recent activity.
Waltham-based Raytheon is the largest producer of guided missiles in the world. And its plant in Andover is Raytheon's largest facility.
For those of you who look at your phones even when you are supposed to be relaxing, this is for you.
The European Union is getting ready to enact sweeping new digital privacy laws. Facebook says it’s going comply. Is what’s good for Europe good for the U.S.?
Access and streaming issues are already impacting Americans living in rural areas.
There are many other companies besides Facebook, which has been under fire for weeks, tracking the data of unsuspecting users.
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, better knows as TESS, will survey the sky for planets like Earth.
Funding is one of the most persistent barriers for minority entrepreneurs. Hoping to fix that, Smarter In The City is the first tech accelerator in Roxbury.
There are alternatives to Facebook already out there, like Idka, MeWe, Wagstrom, but no one is using them.