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Boeing Admits Flaw in 737 MAX Simulator Software

Boeing Admits Flaw in 737 MAX Simulator Software

Boeing acknowledged it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two...

Scientists Building Proteins See a World of Possibilities

Scientists Building Proteins See a World of Possibilities

The old saying goes “you can’t beat Mother Nature.” But in a lab at New York University, scientists are trying...

Radio Telescope Explores Cosmic Mysteries

Radio Telescope Explores Cosmic Mysteries

Every year astronomers are seeing farther and more clearly into the cosmos than ever before. One of the ways they...

Scientists Use DNA of Dust to Trace Where an Object’s Been

Scientists Use DNA of Dust to Trace Where an Object’s Been

Clothing, medicine and other items in one’s environment all have genetic markers, or fingerprints, that provide clues to where they...

Vietnam’s Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives

Vietnam’s Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives

Nations racing to develop 5G technology that is fast enough to power the next stage of innovation range from South...

Scientists Build Microbial Map to Trace Where an Object Has Been

Scientists Build Microbial Map to Trace Where an Object Has Been

Scientists say they have new ways of tracking where clothing, medicines and other items are made, making it harder for...

Deep Sea Explorer Finds Life and Garbage in the Mariana Trench

Deep Sea Explorer Finds Life and Garbage in the Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench, at 11,000 meters, is the deepest part of Earth. But even at these depths, 11 kilometers below...

Spotting Fires from the Earth, Air and Space

Spotting Fires from the Earth, Air and Space

Wildfires are often discovered by aircraft pilots, drivers or spotters in observation towers. Increasingly, remote sensors — on the ground,...

Tracking Fires from the Earth, Air and Space

Tracking Fires from the Earth, Air and Space

Wildfires are often discovered by aircraft pilots, drivers or spotters in observation towers but also increasingly by remote sensors, which...

Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Has Died at Age 7

Internet Sensation Grumpy Cat Has Died at Age 7

Her owners say Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss demeanor became an internet sensation, has died at age 7. Posting on social...

Huawei Offers to Sign ‘No-Spy’ Agreements

Huawei Offers to Sign ‘No-Spy’ Agreements

As anticipation builds for the next-generation mobile communications or 5G, security has become a heated topic. The U.S. government has...

Tech Startups Move Forward in Africa 

Tech Startups Move Forward in Africa 

The Afrobytes and Viva Tech conferences in Paris this week have provided an opportunity to look at the progress that high-tech startups have made...

NTSB: Autopilot Was in Use Before Tesla Hit Semitrailer

NTSB: Autopilot Was in Use Before Tesla Hit Semitrailer

A Tesla Model S involved in a fatal crash with a semitrailer in Florida March 1 was operating on the...

Huawei Seeks to Win Over 5G Security Concern Skeptics

Huawei Seeks to Win Over 5G Security Concern Skeptics

Joyce Huang contributed to this report. SHENZHEN, CHINA — U.S. officials have effectively banned Chinese telecom titan Huawei from building next-generation...

Lawmakers Seek Probe on US Hacking Services Sold Globally

Lawmakers Seek Probe on US Hacking Services Sold Globally

U.S. lawmakers are pushing legislation that would force the State Department to report what it is doing to control the...