They look like they could be cousins of C-3PO of “Star Wars” fame, and now they’re off to college. NASA has awarded two prototype humanoid robots to research groups at […]
Researchers at Northeastern University have studied human empathy for animals. In one experiment, people were given a false news story about a victim being beaten with a bat. The participants […]
Bringing student loan debt — or any debt — into retirement is dangerous since retirement already is full of variables, with the largest being how long the retiree will live, […]
Nasty road craters are the bane of any driver. Now researchers in Boston are using new technology to spot potholes before they start.
Today’s research offers a one-two punch in the search for new antibiotics: a different way of finding them and the discovery of one: Teixobactin, that makes antibiotic resistance unlikely. “My […]
The demand for electricity has, of course, grown exponentially since then, and it’s expected to keep rising; the U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates we’ll be using almost one-third more by 2040. […]
For years now, merchants have tracked individual online shopping habits to personalize their websites and attract customers. That also helps them make assumptions about income and spending power. But a […]
A computer model created by Northeastern University physicist Alexi Vespignani attempts to calculate the risks of global travel in the age of Ebola and suggests a travel ban would be […]
The 30th edition of “Best Colleges” was released Tuesday. Brian Kelly, editor of U.S News & World Report, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the process behind the rankings.
Rob Franek, Senior Vice President and Publisher of The Princeton Review, discusses their annual book of college rankings — “The Best 379 Colleges: 2015 Edition.”
Bureo skateboards look like fish because they are made from old fishing nets. They started out as garbage — fishing nets discarded in the waters off Chile. About 640,000 tons of […]
Since New Year’s Eve at least a half dozen pedestrians have been hit and killed by vehicles in the greater Bay Area. The Dutch have already dealt with this conundrum over […]