US Quietly Allows Import of Some Elephant Trophies

A ban enacted by the Obama administration has been lifted.

March 9, 2018

To Slow Melting, Residents Resort to Wrapping a Glacier in Blankets

White canvas blankets are being used to reflect sunlight.

March 9, 2018

Geek Squad Has Been Passing User Data to the FBI

The cozy relationship has been going on for at least a decade, documents show.

March 8, 2018

A Bacteria Is Making Sunscreen Safe for You and the Environment

There is a dark side to one of your travel essentials - it's bad for the environment.

March 8, 2018

Cape Town Has More Time to Solve Its Water Crisis. How Will It Use It?

Day Zero has been delayed until 2019, but the threat hasn't subsided completely.

March 8, 2018

Google Is Helping the Air Force Analyze Drone Footage With AI

The company is contributing its TensorFlow APIs to Project Maven.

March 7, 2018

China Now Has a Giant, Smog-Sucking Chimney

The 18-meter tower uses solar radiation to draw polluted air into a filtration system.

March 7, 2018

Uber’s Autonomous Trucks Still Need a Human Touch

On more difficult trips, Uber Freight will get some human help.

March 7, 2018

Australia May Soon Eliminate Cervical Cancer

The U.S. probably won't be next.

March 6, 2018

Three Things You Need to Know About Google’s New Quantum Processor

Bristlecone's 72 qubits trump IBM's 50.

March 6, 2018
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