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Identify that bird with the Merlin Bird ID app

Free app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology might just turn you into a birder.

By June 16, 2015


Science identifies the best in-flight meal (if you care about taste)

If you have to endure the horror of a meal on an airplane, a new study out of Cornell says some tastes are more intense than others. Order accordingly.

By May 19, 2015


Facebook's Sandberg says she identifies with Ellen Pao

The more powerful and successful a woman becomes, the less she's liked, says the "Lean In" author.

By April 24, 2015


NASA's Kepler telescope identifies new 'Super Earth'

Rallying back from a mechanical failure, the telescope helps confirm the existence of an exoplanet 2.5 times the diameter of Planet Earth.

By December 19, 2014


How to identify battery-hogging apps on iOS 8

Ever wonder what's dragging down the battery on your iOS device? Now you can check!

By September 17, 2014


Help identify these city nightscapes shot from the ISS

Over 300,000 photos of Earth at night have been snapped by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Now, a crowdsourcing project aims to identify and geotag the spectacular shots.

By August 22, 2014


You're surrounded by a cloud of bacteria right now

A new University of Oregon study says everyone has a cloud made of bacteria particles that's as unique to each person as a fingerprint. We're all snowflakes. Snowflakes riddled with bacteria.

By September 23, 2015


Intel does ARM: Citi 'identifies' another possible customer

Marvell is cited as a likely chip customer for Intel. If the analysis pans out, it would be Intel's third ARM customer.

By January 15, 2014


Uber background checks missed drivers' criminal records, prosecutors say

Among the drivers in Uber's service were a convicted murderer and a felon convicted of sex offenses against a minor, prosecutors charge.

By August 19, 2015


Mysterious writing in rare 16th-century Homer identified

The mysterious marginalia found in a 16th-century edition of Homer's Odyssey has been identified by a digital humanities student from the Archivio di Stato di Milano in Italy.

By May 6, 2014