Some plant-eating dinosaurs apparently liked a side order of crabs to go with their usual salad.
Even a jellyfish – one of Earth’s first and most ancient animals – needs its sleep.
A rocket was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base Saturday evening.
An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.S. allies.
The top U.S. markets regulator said on Wednesday that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the insider information stolen.
Part 4: Taser International won over police by touting research it said was as rigorous as FDA-style testing. But its claims about its early studies – which began with a pig, five dogs and some willing cops – were overstated.
British scientists have used a genome editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 to knock out a gene in embryos just a few days old, testing the technique’s ability to decipher key gene functions in early human development.
The new app, available through iTunes and Google Play, provides users with immediate access to UNLV police dispatchers and other campus emergency services.
Beatty, a rural town of about 1,000 residents about 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas near Death Valley National Park, will be Nevada’s first all-fiber-optic connected community.
U.S. space agency NASA received the final signal from its Cassini spacecraft, which ended a groundbreaking 13-year Saturn mission on Friday with a meteor-like plunge into the planet’s atmosphere, transmitting data until the final moment.
U.S. space agency NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will end its groundbreaking 13-year mission to Saturn on Friday with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet’s atmosphere, transmitting data until the final fiery moment.
Robots are coming after Las Vegas jobs.
Despite Hyperloop One’s test track in North Las Vegas, Nevada will not be the first in the U.S. with a working version of the company’s experimental mode of transportation.
Professor whose study suggested technology can detect whether a person is gay or straight says programs will soon reveal traits such as criminal predisposition
SIDtoday is the internal newsletter for the NSA’s most important division, the Signals Intelligence Directorate.
Apple presented a facial recognition system as a way for users to unlock the newly unveiled iPhone X, but such security measures may not prove popular with consumers.
Two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after their Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed.
Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a redesigned product of glass and stainless steel with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone.”
The City of Henderson is using a Department of Homeland Security grant to augment the city’s cybersecurity program by enhancing the monitoring of its presence on the internet and the darknet.
A $150 million, 30-foot-tall machine sits before Steve McSherry every day at the Clearwater Paper plant in North Las Vegas.
Several states, from New York to West Virginia to New Hampshire, on Friday reported the number of victims in the Equifax data breach.
Last year’s InterDrone introduced the idea of using drones for commercial applications. This year, InterDrone’s third-ever conference is all about how the public sector and different industries are doing just that.
Green, purple, pink and yellow lights danced across the sky in striking aurora displays over northern Finland early on Friday.
Question for gamers: Are you game for this?
Mark Sagar Made a Baby in His Lab. Now It Plays the Piano
For its third annual conference, InterDrone hosted drone demonstrations Tuesday.
Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants.
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Saturday, capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record.
THE NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION’S Open Markets group was a rare, loud voice of protest against Google’s ever-growing consolidation of economic and technological power around the world. But New America, like many of its fellow think tanks, received millions in funding from one of the targets of its anti-monopoly work, and according to a New York Times report today, pulled the plug after the company’s chief executive had enough dissent.
St. Lucie County Tourism Office Receives Prestigious Henry Flagler Award for LovetheFort & LovethePort Social Media Campaign
St. Lucie County’s Tourism Office (Visit St. Lucie) was awarded a first place “Henry” award at the annual Flagler Awards ceremony that took place at the Florida Governors Conference on Tourism Monday, Aug. 28. The Flagler Awards is an annual statewide competition recognizing outstanding Florida tourism marketing.
India’s eighth navigation satellite imploded shortly after lift off on Thursday, state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Wednesday on a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls and bar states from blocking autonomous vehicles
Strip clubs are struggling to get millennials out of their homes and into their venues.
The Morningside Branch Library’s Creation Station returns with a series of fall technology workshops for adults. Held on the second Friday of each month from 2 – 4 p.m., these workshops are designed to help adults hone their advanced computer skills.
The world’s biggest T. rex is getting ready for a cutting-edge makeover.
The U.S. space agency’s Cassini spacecraft will end its 13-year mission to Saturn in mid-September by transmitting data until the final moment before it plunges into the ringed planet’s atmosphere, officials said on Tuesday.
General Atomics is working hard to put a close cousin of its Reaper anti-terrorism drone in the hands of local law enforcement.
Uber Technologies Inc is pulling a heavily criticized feature from its app that allowed it to track riders for up to five minutes after a trip, its security chief told Reuters, as the ride-services company tries to fix its poor reputation for customer privacy.
California passed a law boosting police transparency on cellphone surveillance. Here’s why it’s not working
Several years ago, little was known about the StingRay, a powerful surveillance device that imitates the function of a cell tower and captures the signals of nearby phones, allowing law enforcement officers to sweep through hundreds of messages, conversations and call logs.
The holidays are still months away, but gamers in Las Vegas got an early peek at video games set to be released in the fall and winter.
SARAHAH, A NEW APP that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has been surging in popularity; somewhere north of 18 million people are estimated to have downloaded it from Apple and Google’s online stores, making it the number three most downloaded free software title for iPhones and iPads.
Ancient works not read by humans since the Dark Ages have been found at an Egyptian monastery, using a technique that allows researchers to reconstruct documents long ago scrubbed off parchment.
Monday’s solar eclipse captured the fascination of millions of people around the U.S., but for scientists the cosmic phenomenon opened the door to research that extends beyond potential astronomical discoveries.
Goodbye, education savings accounts.
Eye doctors who had braced themselves for at least a few patients after a dazzling solar eclipse swept the United States cautiously exhaled on Tuesday, with some hospitals reporting zero cases of damaged vision so far.
The first total solar eclipse to pass over the United States in 99 years provided a partial eclipse to onlookers across Orange County.
Imagine someone remotely controlling your brain, forcing your body’s central processing organ to send messages to your muscles that you didn’t authorize.
Nevada’s drone officials are putting what one calls a “twist” on workforce development: the pyramid model.
Feeling a little lost when it comes to technology? The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District can help.
Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said.
Experts disagree on exactly when Las Vegas will see self-driving cars, but state officials say Nevada’s policies are ready for their commercial debut.