Technology

Self-Driving Uber Fleet Returns to Service Following Crash

Uber has resumed self-driving vehicle service in Pittsburgh following a crash. The company briefly suspended their self-driving fleet Monday morning. Police say a car collided with a self-driving Uber SUV.…

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Graceful Menace: States Take Aim at Non-Native Swans

With its snow-white plumage and elegant posture, mute swans are exalted in European ballets and fairy tales as symbols of beauty. But to many wildlife biologists, they are aggressive and…

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Key Equifax Executives Departing After Huge Data Breach

Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information. The credit…

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Child Heart Patients Treated for Rare Surgical Infection

At least a dozen children who had heart surgery at Children’s Hospital New Orleans between late May and July have infected incisions, apparently from contaminated equipment. The hospital’s chief medical…

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How to Steer a Spacecraft Into Saturn

A billion-dollar spacecraft named Cassini is about to burn up as it plunges into the atmosphere of Saturn this month. That’s the plan, exquisitely crafted. Cassini will transmit data to…

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