Driverless vehicles have become commonplace in several major cities in the United States. Though the technology has come a long way, incidents involving autonomous vehicles are not uncommon. As many self-driving car companies prepare to expand, residents and workers in test cities are feeling frustrated about being forced to share the road with this technology.View More Should We Hit the Brakes on Autonomous Vehicles?
Over the last several months, many Twitter users have found themselves looking for a new space in which they could engage with others. Earlier this month, Meta launched a brand new app, Threads, that might deliver what users have been seeking. With staggering new sign-up numbers early into its launch, the new app appears to be, at a minimum, a worthy competitor to Twitter. Can both platforms competitively coexist or can only one reign supreme?View More Will Threads Unravel its Social Media Rival?
When wildfires raging in Canada created dangerous air quality in the Northeastern United States, many conversations centered around the eerie smoke-filled haze lingering in cities like New York and Philadelphia. Although air quality is important to discuss, so, too, is the driving force behind the fires. With Canada on track for having its worst wildfire season in history, it is critical that the connection between wildfires and climate change remains clear.View More Climate Change is Driving Canadian Wildfires and Smoky New York City Skies
Montana made headlines on Wednesday for being the first state in the nation to ban the social media app, TikTok. U.S. officials claim the application is a national security concern, while critics call the ban a violation of the First Amendment. Challenges to the new law may take place before it goes into effect in January, but its ability to gather enough support to pass could point to a new precedent being set.View More The Implications of a Social Media Ban in Montana
In just two days, the 16th largest bank in the United States collapsed. Following the bank’s failure, many tech startup CEOs and financial analysts have more questions than answers. As Washington disagrees over what caused the collapse, several technology startups are left wondering what place, if any, their companies have in the technology landscape of the future.View More Historic Bank Collapse May Have a Lasting Effect on the Tech Industry
Solar geoengineering research aims to understand the plausibility and possible effects of artificially cooling the Earth. Scientists around the world have vastly different opinions about continuing the research, many stating that it should be banned altogether. As the U.S. heads into the next phase of studying solar geoengineering, concerns loom regarding its possible consequences.View More Solar Geoengineering Research Moves Forward Despite Pushback
What scientists thought they knew about aging may not be the whole picture. Recent findings tell a new story about how and why aging occurs by discovering a way to reverse the biological clock in lab mice.View More New Research May Lead to the Reversal of Aging
As the global population and demands for meat continue to grow, so, too, does the meat industry’s contribution to climate change. Lab-grown meats are not far away from grocery store shelves, and they have the capability to reduce the impact of the meat industry on our planet. First, however, they will need to win over consumers.View More Can Lab-Grown Meat Help Save the Planet?
Despite midterms historically having mediocre turnouts, the number of votes cast by young voters in the 2022 midterm elections was the second highest in 30 years. As technology becomes more deeply woven throughout our culture, politicians are discovering that social media provides a genuine way to connect with new voters.View More The Political Power of Gen-Z and Social Media
Recent layoffs in the tech industry have many employees wondering if their jobs are in danger. Despite these concerns, job resignations are still trending. With company culture a top employee priority, the tech industry may need to make efforts to meet employee expectations.View More Quitting Trends Persist Despite Tech Industry Layoffs