Fighting Cancer By Making A Video Game

“I don’t want this to be the last game I make before I die.”

Why We Might Need To Kill Australia's Koalas

A sexually-transmitted disease is running rampant through their population, and a controlled cull might be their best hope.

Insights From A Scientist Who Implants Fake Memories In People’s Minds

Between the questionable confession of "Making a Murderer’s" Brendan Dassey and the new testimony from "Serial’s" Asia McClain confirming Adnan Syed’s presence with her in the library at the time of Hae Min Lee’s murder, memories in criminal investigations are having something of a cultural moment.

American Musicals Are So Popular In Paris, They're Coming Back To The US

Over the last decade, Parisians have relished such classics as "Singin' in the Rain," "The King and I" and "The Sound of Music," all performed in English by international casts at the Chatelet. The French can't seem to get enough of the musical genre.

When Computers Started Beating Chess Champions

On this day 20 years ago, a machine defeated a sitting world champion for the first time.

The Facebook Primary

Where 2016 presidential candidates are winning the battle for likes.

A Modern Day Sunken Treasure Hunt

Somewhere in the Atlantic ocean, there’s a bounty of sunken gold worth millions of dollars. One team of modern-day treasure hunters knows where it is — but can they get it to the surface?

Our Medical Data Must Become Free

Data generated by your body is routinely captured and sold by healthcare companies. Shouldn’t you benefit from it, too?

Are These Former Black Panthers Murderers Or Martyrs?

In 1971, Omaha Black Panther leaders Edward Poindexter and Mondo we Langa were sentenced to life in prison for a bombing that killed a local police officer. In the 45 years since, they’ve been fighting for a quieter type of liberation — their own.

A Short History Of The Index Card

Before they were mainly used for flash cards, index cards helped catalog all of human knowledge in a way anybody could use.

This Is Not A Love Story

On just the first day of the year, at least eight women in different parts of the country were killed. In each instance, the suspect was a husband, boyfriend, ex or lover.

A Medical Guide To Cooties

Athletic fields, Chuck E. Cheeses, and assembly halls, as well as other areas where men and women congregate in large groups, are generally the sites of contraction.

NYPD Officer Found Guilty In Unarmed Akai Gurley Shooting

NYPD Officer Peter Liang was found guilty on charges related to the death of Akai Gurley. Liang was patrolling a housing complex when he claims he accidentally fired his gun, killing Gurley. He now faces up to 15 years in prison. Liang was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter and official misconduct.

World Powers Agree To Ceasefire In Syria

The United States, Russia and other powers have reached agreement on a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria’s civil war that allows for immediate humanitarian access to besieged areas, Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced here early Friday morning.

First Photos Of 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6 Released Online

The new images reveal the status of some characters whose fates were left uncertain in the Season 5 finale.