Technology

New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi but No Tech to Avoid Those on Foot

PERSONAL TECH | By Deepti Hajela | May 25
There are some nifty features on New York City's sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week.

Privacy Fears: Panel Has Advice for Drone Operators

PERSONAL TECH | By David Koenig | May 25
A panel of privacy experts and technology companies organized by the Obama administration has issued guidelines for using drones without being overly intrusive.

Utah Lawmaker Wants Opt-In Requirement for Porn

PERSONAL TECH | By Hallie Golden | May 24
The Utah lawmaker who led the charge in an anti-porn crusade is gearing up to introduce a handful of bills during next year's legislative session designed to heavily restrict access to pornography across the state.

UN: Growing Environmental Threat from Animal-to-Man Diseases

SCIENCE | By Edith M. Lederer | May 24
The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures.

Special Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries Shows Promise

SCIENCE | May 24
A group of patients with the most severe spinal cord injuries have seen improvement after undergoing an experimental treatment that uses stem cells in the damaged areas.