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.
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.
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.
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.
Jersey City already boasts one of the lowest urban 911 response times in the US. But the city and its hospital have set an aggressive new goal that aims to respond to emergency calls in under two minutes. That’s unheard of in this country, but not in Israel.