Anime Avatars Are Going Mainstream on Twitch

Vtubers have racked up millions of subscribers—and even established stars like Pokimane have given the motion-capture…

If You’ve Just Had Covid, Exercise Can Cause Serious Complications, Including Heart Disease

A growing number of studies are raising concerns about the coronavirus’ long-term effects on the heart.…

How to Leave Space and (Safely) Crash Back Down to Earth

A former astronaut explains what it’s like to pilot the Space Shuttle onto the runway ……

Could Breathalyzers Make Covid Testing Quicker and Easier?

A breath test would offer advantages over throat and nose swabs, but the technology is novel,…

FedEx Will Track Your Packages More Precisely Than Ever

A Bluetooth-based system coming this fall will be especially useful for high-value shipments, like medicines or…

The Trump Team Has a Plan to Not Fight Climate Change

It may take decades to see the worst effects of global warming. Yet Jim Reilly, the…

The International Playbook for Foiling Russian Interference

The Kremlin has meddled in so many elections that democracy’s immune system has gotten wise to…

One Data Scientist’s Quest to Quash Misinformation

Sara-Jayne Terp uses the tools of cybersecurity to track false claims like they’re malware. Her goal:…

How We’ll Know the Election Wasn’t Rigged

Whether you’re casting a ballot in person or by mail, there’s plenty to worry about. Mass…

The Facebook Defectors Turning Trump’s Strategy Against Him

The platform was key to the president’s upset victory in 2016. Can a group of former…