Brain problems blamed on playing tackle football in youth

Athletes who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and … Read more

Technology writer reveals what programs he uses at work, home

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal … Read more

What that Wi-Fi name says about you

Five years ago, from within his Los Angeles apartment, Ryan Denehy got a first impression … Read more

How to avoid internet scams — some come by phone call

DAYTON, Ohio — Computers and the internet can be great tools, but can also be … Read more

Amish still use the buggy, but smartphones are catching on

A young woman, wearing a traditional full-length Amish dress and white bonnet, stepped away from … Read more

NASA scientists say goodbye to the mission of a lifetime

PASADENA, Calif. — Linda Spilker checked the clock: 12:04 p.m. As the NASA scientist sat … Read more

Scientists find how cancer kills the ability to fight back

Malignant tumors thrive in part by suppressing the immune system. Scientists now report discovering one … Read more

Why some hurricanes linger while others die quickly

This hurricane season is showing how wild and varied storms’ life cycles can be. Most … Read more

Warm waters off West Coast affect salmon

SEATTLE — The mass of warm water known as “the blob” that heated up the … Read more

A female Viking warrior? Tomb study yields clues

STOCKHOLM — When a team of scholars announced Sept. 8 that a famous Viking tomb … Read more

BVC names early stage semi-finalists

BVC names semifinalists Representatives from 10 companies will pitch at PubTalk on Sept. 28 for … Read more

Better, faster, stronger, cheaper: Robots take over at work

But could a ‘robot tax’ slow the march to automation?

SAN FRANCISCO — Security guard Eric Leon watches the Knightscope K5 security robot as it … Read more

Pioneering DNA lab techniques now under fire

NEW YORK — Two techniques for analyzing DNA evidence that were once considered cutting edge … Read more

BendBroadband says it will keep open internet

FCC, Walden want new set of ground rules

Activists and internet companies have urged consumers over the past few months to voice their … Read more

Apocalyptic thoughts amid nature’s chaos? You could be forgiven

CLEWISTON, Fla. — Vicious hurricanes all in a row, one having swamped Houston and another … Read more

OSU-Cascades behind advance in drone power

Small hybrid engine could lengthen flight time

A team led by an engineering professor at Oregon State University-Cascades has developed a prototype … Read more

BVC Growth Stage down to 10 companies

Two from Bend still in competition

Two Bend companies are among 10 semifinalists under consideration for the Growth Stage Competition in … Read more

Hurricane Irma: No such thing as a ‘Category 6’ storm

You may have seen it circulating online: A big, bold headline warning that Hurricane Irma … Read more

How these animals bite 700 times faster than you can blink

How these animals bite 700 times faster than you can blink

The ant stalks the forest floor, its antennas alert and its mouth agape. Its sideways … Read more

Safer cars help keep older drivers on the road

More than three decades ago, I fell in love with the first minivan I spotted … Read more

Astronomers discover an ancient exploding star after a 30-year search

What seemed to be a new star blazed into existence on March 11, 1437. The … Read more

Paleontologists turn to crowdfunding for raptor project

Millions of years ago, on a mud flat somewhere in Cretaceous Utah, a group of … Read more

Samsung has a more advanced voice assistant than Bixby

But where is it?

Samsung made more announcements about its voice assistant Bixby last week, showing off cool features, … Read more

Science notes: Trigonometry, horses, bees

Hints of trigonometry on a 3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet Two Australian mathematicians assert that an ancient … Read more

‘Star Wars' unveils a ‘Last Jedi’ augmented-reality game

If it can work for Pokémon, then why not for the world of Obi-Wan? An … Read more

The smartphone’s future: It’s all about the camera

SAN FRANCISCO — We all know the drill. For the last decade, smartphones have gotten … Read more

When a baby wails, the adult world comes running

A normal human baby, according to psychologists, will cry about two hours over the course … Read more

Record-breaking astronaut back on Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth on Sunday, wrapping up a … Read more

Houston’s lessons for earthquake central: Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — For years, scientists have drawn up terrifying scenarios of widespread destruction and … Read more

Teachers building their brand face ethics issues

MAPLETON, N.D. — One of the tech-savviest teachers in the United States teaches third grade … Read more

Opioid-addicted zebra fish could be key to human treatment

As the opioid epidemic sweeps through America, scientists are scrambling to understand its addictive power … Read more

Cascade Angels backs two Oregon companies

Rigado makes ‘internet of things’ products; Wildfang sells clothing

The first investments out of Cascade Angels’ 2017 fund went to two Oregon companies, one … Read more

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