Whether it's an especially hot or cold day — or mild or unmemorable one - the weather reports coming through the radio, the internet and the nightly news all get collected in real time by meteorological forecasters. But then, those records find their way to a central data center, or rather, a weather library of the world.
Artificial-intelligence robots are getting involved to find solutions for the crippling, fatal nerve disorder ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. In December, Barrow Neurological Institute found five new genes linked to ALS by using IBM's Watson supercomputer. Now, a team in England is advancing the science.
Tobacco might have finally found the image upgrade it’s been looking for, as scientists hope to use the plant to produce a safe and cheap Zika vaccine. If successful in humans, the plant-based approach could provide an effective solution for countries affected by the disease.
The opioid crisis is gripping the country. In Arizona, overdoses are killing at least two people a day. Gov. Doug Ducey recently declared a public health emergency. Arizona isn't the only state to take this step. But what does it mean?