Technology

SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites From California Air Base

A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off…

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Hate Mowing? Get a Robotic Lawnmower

Every spring, Don Osborne brings his 5-foot-wide zero-turn mower out of hibernation to keep a few acres near the house looking tidy. “My wife has flower beds and so forth,”…

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Could Prozac Be a Treatment for Children With Autism?

After drinking mother’s milk spiked with the antidepressant Prozac for 19 days, infant mice bred to mimic the distinctive behaviors and brain abnormalities seen in autism experienced dramatic improvements in…

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All That’s Cool and Quirky at the Paris Air Show

There are flying cars and Concorde’s would-be supersonic successor, a company offering to deliver cargo to the Moon — for a mere $1.2 million per kilogram — and the latest…

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Delta Debuts Facial Recognition at Twin Cities Airport

Delta on Monday debuted self-service kiosks aimed at speeding up lines at the Twin Cities airport, and one of its four new machines is equipped with facial-recognition technology. The technology…

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Numbers of Ticks Are High Across New England

Tick numbers are on the rise across New England, raising the prospect of an increase in Lyme and other diseases associated with the blood suckers. The region got a respite…

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