DENVER — Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world’s mountain snows water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.
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BEIJING — A prefecture in China’s far western Xinjiang region is requiring all vehicles to install satellite tracking systems as part of stepped-up measures against violent attacks.
WASHINGTON — A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite.
NEW DELHI — India’s space agency says it has successfully launched more than 100 foreign nano satellites into orbit.
The Indian Space Research Organization says the nano satellites those weighing less than 10 kilograms (22 pounds) were taken on board its polar satellite launch vehicle in southern India and sent into orbit on Wednesday.
LONDON — Britain plans to give afterschool cybersecurity training to thousands of teenagers in a bid to protect the country from online attacks.
The government says it has earmarked 20 million pounds ($25 million) for a Cyber Schools Program, due to start in September.
WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news ‚Äî and why they should care that there’s a difference.
NEW YORK — A prolific foreign hacker behind cyberattacks that netted an estimated $55 million is facing sentencing by a U.S. judge in a conviction considered an unusual win for law enforcement officials who have identified hundreds of others like him but failed to put them in handcuffs.
MOSUL, Iraq — Faced with a diminishing number of fighters, the Islamic State group is relying on retrofitted commercial drones to guide suicide car bombers to their targets and to launch small-scale airstrikes on Iraqi forces.
DETROIT — Two luxury electric vehicles the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry.
WASHINGTON — People dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car. Inventors and entrepreneurs have long tried and failed to make the dream a reality, but that may be changing.