Waymo, a company that is working to create self-driving cars, began an important new step last Wednesday - a self-driving taxi service. The service is very limited now, but could soon expand.
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The world's oldest known wild bird, an albatross named Wisdom, has returned to her nesting place in the Midway Atoll. The 68-year-old bird has just laid another egg.
A Chinese scientist says he has edited the DNA of twin baby girls. If true, the news is a worrying change from the way scientists usually work with DNA.
This week is Computer Science Education Week. During the week, students around the world will be taking part in an "Hour of Code" and learning a little about programming computers.
Last week, hundreds of whales died by swimming onto land in New Zealand. It is not unusual for whales to do this, but this time there were several events in a few different places.
On Friday, thousands of students across Australia skipped school to take part in huge protests. They want the government to treat climate change like an emergency and stop burning oil and coal.
Six doctors have gone through an unusual experiment to answer a question often asked by parents of young children: how long does it take a small plastic toy to pass through the body?
This article is an update to the story: NASA’s InSight to Land on Mars Monday.NASA’s InSight Lander touched ground safely on Mars on Monday. NASA…
As people become more aware of the problems caused by plastic pollution, governments and businesses are focusing more and more on ways to reduce "single-use" plastics.
The US government has come out with new advice for Americans about how much exercise they should get each week. The main message is: "Move more. Sit less."
In Stockholm, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg has been skipping school to sit outside Sweden's parliament building. She hopes her protests will force Sweden's government to focus on climate change.