Scientists say a girl born with HIV two-and-a-half years ago appears to have been cured. Though the apparent breakthrough is limited to one infant case, the news may give hope to the millions of people living with the HIV virus around the globe.
Nikola Tesla was a visionary and a recluse with a genius for invention. He's also a hero in Serbia, where an author has created a new fictional account of Tesla's incredible life and many achievements.
Self-driving trucks have already hit American roads — but so far their impact has been limited. As they become more common, and more trusted, however, they could fundamentally change swaths of the American economy.
It's hard to be an entrepreneur in France these days, what with government regulation and a French attitude that failure is just bad form. So some French entrepreneurs are settling in Silicon Valley and bringing their French style with them.
Pakistan doesn't have a lot of places for young love to blossom. So some men turn to their phones to try and pick up women. But simple text messages can pose serious consequences for those who send and reply.
Ronald Reagan couldn't have become president without Southern votes, and many of those votes simply wouldn't have been there without the invention of air conditioning. Such innovations and their unforeseen consequences on history are the subject of a new book from Steven Johnson.
If you need a leg up in your quest to lose weight and eat right, food-coaching apps are promising an old-school solution: Get experts or peers to encourage — or nag — you. But would you pay for the privilege?