Technology

26 thru 35 of 2451 Stories
Promise of Marijuana Leads Scientists on Search for Evidence

Promise of Marijuana Leads Scientists on Search for Evidence

| By Carla K. Johnson | Jun 12
Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing.

Britain to Intensify Fight Against Climate Change

Britain to Intensify Fight Against Climate Change

| Jun 12
Britain's outgoing prime minister on Wednesday announced plans to eliminate the country's net contribution to climate change by 2050.

'Code Red' Weather Alert Ditched After Meteorologist's Knock

'Code Red' Weather Alert Ditched After Meteorologist's Knock

| By John O'Connor | Jun 11
A popular meteorologist has been absent from local television newscasts since criticizing a corporate weather-alert brand last week, prompting an advertising boycott, social media protests and a complaint from a U.S. senator.

Medical Pot Laws No Answer for U.S. Opioid Deaths, Study Finds

Medical Pot Laws No Answer for U.S. Opioid Deaths, Study Finds

| By Carla K. Johnson | Jun 11
A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.

Netherlands Vegetable Seed Developer Wins World Food Prize

Netherlands Vegetable Seed Developer Wins World Food Prize

| By David Pitt | Jun 11
A seed developer from the Netherlands credited with introducing high quality disease-resistant vegetable seeds was awarded the 2019 World Food Prize on Monday.

Long-Distance Trip: NASA Opens Space Station to Visitors

Long-Distance Trip: NASA Opens Space Station to Visitors

| By Jeremy Rehm | Jun 10
You've heard about the International Space Station for years. Want to visit?

What the U.S. Could Learn About Vaccination from Nigeria

What the U.S. Could Learn About Vaccination from Nigeria

| By Shobana Shankar | Jun 9
As measles cases in the U.S. climb to an all-time high after the disease was declared eliminated in 2000, U.S. public health officials have been looking for ways to address the problem.

Scientists Feel Chill of Crackdown on Fetal Tissue Research

Scientists Feel Chill of Crackdown on Fetal Tissue Research

| By Lauran Neergaard, Malcolm Ritter, and Ricardo Alsonso-Zaldivar | Jun 8
Already, the administration has shut down one university's work using fetal tissue to test HIV treatments, and is ending other fetal tissue research at the National Institutes of Health.

Robot Baristas are the Latest in S. Korea's Automation Push

Robot Baristas are the Latest in S. Korea's Automation Push

| By Jung Yoon Kim | Jun 7
Are robot baristas the future of South Korea's vibrant coffee culture?

Michael Bloomberg to Plunge $500M into Clean Energy Effort

Michael Bloomberg to Plunge $500M into Clean Energy Effort

| By Julie Pace | Jun 7
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to close all of the nation's remaining coal plants by 2030 and put the United States on track toward a 100% clean energy economy.

26 thru 35 of 2451 Stories