Brian Fung, CNN Business | Posted May 19 - 12:30 p.m.
Twitter will now apply warning labels to — and cease recommending — claims that outside experts have identified as misinformation during fast-moving times of crisis, the social media company said Thursday.
Ashley Strickland, CNN | Updated May 12 - 1:40 p.m.
Scientists have grown plants in lunar soil using samples collected during the Apollo missions to the moon. This is the first time plants have been sprouted and grown on Earth in soil from another celestial body.
Scientists on Thursday provided the first look at what they called the "gentle giant" lurking at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, unveiling an image of a supermassive black hole that devours any matter wandering within its gargantuan gravitational pull.
Catherine Thorbecke, CNN Business | Posted May 10 - 9:59 p.m.
Apple said Tuesday it would discontinue production of the last iPod model it still sells, effectively bringing an end to the iconic product line that helped usher in a new era for the music industry and the tech giant.
Launched last December, the $10 billion Webb is the largest and most powerful astronomical observatory ever sent into space. It will seek light emitted by the first stars and galaxies close to 14 billion years ago, and keep a sharp lookout for possible signs of life.
Many climate scientists share a sense of optimism with professionals in other tough jobs like emergency room doctors and researchers who study Alzheimer's disease even as they chronicle a world losing its protective balance with the sun. Psychologists say how those experts cope may help us in a world that seems to be going off the rails.
SpaceX has returned four astronauts from the International Space Station with a midnight splashdown off the Florida coast. Friday's homecoming for the three Americans and one German caps the busiest month yet for Elon Musk's space taxi service.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted May 3 - 7:53 p.m.
Untimely and unexpected internet ads can be more than just minor annoyances. Pop-up promos for weight loss programs hit those with body image issues especially hard, as do ads about betting sites for people trying to overcome gambling addictions.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted May 2 - 5:58 p.m.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised finance partners he'd slash costs, juice revenues and bring in new leadership in order to secure the funding to back his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter earlier this month.
Sally Ho and Garance Burke, Associated Press | Posted May 1 - 10:32 a.m.
Around the country, as child welfare agencies use or consider algorithmic tools, an AP review has identified a number of concerns about the technology, including questions about its reliability and its potential to harden racial disparities in the child welfare system.
Dane Dickerson, Associated Press | Posted April 30 - 10:33 a.m.
Comet C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli-Bernstein) is the next big thing in astronomy news. This behemoth spans 80 miles across and weighs approximately 500 trillion tons, making it the most enormous known comet in existence.
Christina Larson, Associated Press | Updated April 29 - 10:38 a.m.
A new study has found that many of the popular stereotypes about the behavior of dogs aren't supported by science. The researchers surveyed more than 18,000 dog owners and analyzed the genomes of about 2,150 of their dogs to look for patterns.
Tom Krisher and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press | Updated April 25 - 8:53 p.m.
Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the social media platform where he — the world's richest person — promotes his interests, attacks critics and opines on a wide range of issues to more than 83 million followers.
Steve Gorman, Reuters | Posted April 24 - 8:37 p.m.
The first all-private astronaut team ever to fly aboard the International Space Station departed the orbiting outpost on Sunday to begin a descent back to Earth, capping a two-week science mission hailed as a milestone in commercial spaceflight.
Twitter says it will no longer allow advertisers on its site who deny the scientific consensus on climate change. The company said in a statement outlining its new policy that "ads shouldn't detract from important conversations about the climate crisis."
John Flesher, Associated Press | Posted April 20 - 8:43 a.m.
A question is hovering over the transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energy such as wind and solar: What happens when the wind doesn't blow or the sun doesn't shine? The hydropower industry says the answer is developing more pumped storage plants.
Wilson Ring and Mark Gillispie, Associated Press | Updated April 13 - 3:08 p.m.
Congress has appropriated tens of billions of dollars for a variety of programs to help fill the digital gap exposed by the pandemic, but some say supply chain issues, labor shortages and geographic constraints will slow the rollout.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | Posted April 12 - 9:17 p.m.
Elon Musk's huge Twitter investment took a new twist Tuesday with the filing of a lawsuit alleging that the colorful billionaire illegally delayed disclosing his big stake in the social media company so he could buy more shares at lower prices.