The National Security Agency’s “CryptoKids” website uses cartoon characters to recruit future codemakers and codebreakers.
Beyond a novel new way to track down your family history, home DNA tests may help unlock the history of humans.
A small number of people restrict their caloric intake in pursuit of longer life. So what do they eat for the holidays?
The blazingly fast Gmail service proves that Web-based applications can be just as good as ones running on your desktop computer. There’s just that little matter of privacy.
What do Microsoft, Kevin Bacon, and cell-signaling pathways have in common? According to sociologist Duncan Watts, all three are part of the new science of networks.
A federal court in Pennsylvania struck down “intelligent design” in the classroom. But the ruling likely won’t end the culture war.
I’ve been saving these pictures because I wanted to make sure that everything was okay with the Space Shuttle Discovery. Now that it’s safely touched down (knock wood), I thought you all might be interested in checking these out. They…