The program’s benefits weren’t worth the cost—and now the U.S. is in jeopardy of repeating the same mistake, says a leading space policy expert.
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Intentionally engineering Earth’s atmosphere to offset rising temperatures could be far more doable than you imagine, says David Keith. But is it a good idea?
Many schools aren’t teaching typing anymore because they figure students already are proficient at using keyboards. That’s a wasted opportunity.
The mental fuzziness induced by cancer treatment could be eased by cognitive exercises performed online, say researchers.
Usability expert Jakob Nielsen pans Windows 8’s redesign. But has a truly intuitive desktop UI ever existed?
Recent findings shed light on the brain deficits that underlie aggression and could aid in the development of preventative treatments.
Artificial retinas give the blind only the barest sense of what’s visible, but researchers are working hard to improve that.
Otherfab’s Kickstarter project offers an easy way to make custom circuit boards at home.