science and technology

French Wine Could Face 100% Tariffs as Trump Confronts France Over Tech Taxes

French Wine Could Face 100% Tariffs as Trump Confronts France Over Tech Taxes

A report by the Office of the United States Trade Representative renewed a conflict between the countries, which had negotiated a temporary truce in August.
French Wine Could Face 100% Tariffs as Trump Confronts France Over Tech Taxes

French Wine Could Face 100% Tariffs as Trump Confronts France Over Tech Taxes

A report by the Office of the United States Trade Representative renewed a conflict between the countries, which had negotiated a temporary truce in August.
Turn Off Your Phone for Thanksgiving

Turn Off Your Phone for Thanksgiving

I’m won over to a day with people, not screens.
One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Climate Facts

One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Climate Facts

Also this week, guarding Arctic researchers from polar bears

A High-Tech System to Make Homes More Healthy

It’s called Darwin, and it can eliminate water and air pollution in the home, while adjusting the lighting. And it is already in homes in Australia.
Russia Raided a Physics Institute. Kremlin Watchers Are Mystified.

Russia Raided a Physics Institute. Kremlin Watchers Are Mystified.

The armed operation targeting scientists in Moscow prompted outrage and questions about over-the-top actions by the country’s increasingly aggressive security forces.
Russia Raided a Physics Institute. Kremlin Watchers Are Mystified.

Russia Raided a Physics Institute. Kremlin Watchers Are Mystified.

The armed operation targeting scientists in Moscow prompted outrage and questions about over-the-top actions by the country’s increasingly aggressive security forces.
Victoria Braithwaite, Researcher Who Said Fish Feel Pain, Dies at 52

Victoria Braithwaite, Researcher Who Said Fish Feel Pain, Dies at 52

In two papers and a book, Dr. Braithwaite made the case that fish react to unpleasant stimuli and argued that they be treated humanely.
Victoria Braithwaite, Researcher Who Said Fish Feel Pain, Dies at 52

Victoria Braithwaite, Researcher Who Said Fish Feel Pain, Dies at 52

In two papers and a book, Dr. Braithwaite made the case that fish react to unpleasant stimuli and argued that they be treated humanely.
Victoria Braithwaite, Researcher Who Said Fish Feel Pain, Dies at 52

Victoria Braithwaite, Researcher Who Said Fish Feel Pain, Dies at 52

In two papers and a book, Dr. Braithwaite made the case that fish react to unpleasant stimuli and argued that they be treated humanely.
‘Silicon Valley,’ Darker Than Ever, Captures the Bleak Mood of Tech

‘Silicon Valley,’ Darker Than Ever, Captures the Bleak Mood of Tech

In its final season, the HBO satire asks the big questions: Can good coexist with greed? Does money ruin everything — and how much does that matter, if we’re talking billions?
‘Silicon Valley,’ Darker Than Ever, Captures the Bleak Mood of Tech

‘Silicon Valley,’ Darker Than Ever, Captures the Bleak Mood of Tech

In its final season, the HBO satire asks the big questions: Can good coexist with greed? Does money ruin everything — and how much does that matter, if we’re talking billions?

Woodie Flowers, Who Made Science a Competitive Sport, Dies at 75

His hands-on methods of teaching mechanical engineering at M.I.T. made him a star on campus (and on PBS) and led to student contests on a global scale.
Always Building, From the Garage to Her Company

Always Building, From the Garage to Her Company

Jeri Ellsworth started as a self-taught computer hacker and chip designer. In an industry dominated by men, she’s the head of a company focusing on augmented reality.
Always Building, From the Garage to Her Company

Always Building, From the Garage to Her Company

Jeri Ellsworth started as a self-taught computer hacker and chip designer. In an industry dominated by men, she’s the head of a company focusing on augmented reality.
Una olvidada versión nazi del DDT podría ayudar a combatir la malaria

Una olvidada versión nazi del DDT podría ayudar a combatir la malaria

Científicos han redescubierto un compuesto desarrollado por investigadores alemanes durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Parece ser más efectivo y quizás más seguro que el DDT.
How to Stop Superhuman A.I. Before It Stops Us

How to Stop Superhuman A.I. Before It Stops Us

The answer is to design artificial intelligence that’s beneficial, not just smart.
Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Educate Our Tech-Illiterate Congress

Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Educate Our Tech-Illiterate Congress

Senator Elizabeth Warren has joined a small but steady chorus of Washington lawmakers working to revive a little-known government agency that, not so long ago, helped members of Congress grasp how
The Brave New World of Sports

The Brave New World of Sports

Performance-enhancing technology and drugs might lead to an athletic renaissance.