Amid two ongoing measles outbreaks on both sides of the United States, New York City health officials say an unvaccinated student who was permitted to attend school was linked to 21 other cases of the virus. Dozens of people have been infected since last fall in the city's ongoing outbreak, one of particular magnitude.
The latest fossil discoveries and paleontological research continue to revise our view of the world's most famous dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus rex. An updated depiction of the extinct giant is now on display in a New York City exhibit that's bound to ruffle some feathers.
Mouse Guard, written and illustrated by David Petersen, is the story of an order of mice sworn to protect a medieval realm from all enemies and threats. It's wonderful, has won two Eisner Awards, and courtesy of Fox is getting a long-overdue film adaptation.
The anti-vaccination movement has more than earned its latest round of bad press. The U.S. is currently dealing with several outbreaks of measles, a disease effectively wiped out by routine childhood vaccination in the country two decades ago. And just this week, Oregon doctors reported that a six-year-old boy had to...
Everybody loves to compare the new Samsung Galaxy Buds to Apple's AirPods. It's pretty obvious. Samsung and Apple make popular phones, and now both companies have truly wireless earbuds to pair with them. I've spent two weeks with the $130 Galaxy Buds. They're frankly pretty awesome. But are they better than AirPods?...
Captain Marvel, the last stop on the journey to Avengers: Endgame, is finally here. That means it's time to talk spoilers. There are a lot of them--so, below, you'll find a place to safely chat about them with the entire io9 community.
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With the upcoming Twilight Zone reboot keeping the anthology structure of the original series, actors can join without a long commitment. It's a few weeks to make their episode and then that's it. Which is a small part of why, with every single piece of casting you read, the show keeps sounding so unbelievably...
Chelsea Manning is not accused of committing any new crime. But she is now a prisoner of the U.S. government once again and may remain one for up to 18 months.
Minnesota has become a hotbed of labor unrest within Amazon's ranks, where a contingent of workers organized via local East African community group Awood Center first pressured the company's brass to sit in on negotiations in November and staged a mass protest outside their facility a month later.
Breaking up the tech giants is one of the few major issues that cuts across party lines in Washington, D.C., and it even reaches into Silicon Valley itself.
After a woman in Florida experienced a "chance brief encounter" with a police officer in a parking garage last year, authorities say the officer showed up at her parents house in an effort to see her again. The woman then filed a complaint, and the department says it discovered the officer had been misusing a police...
Concussion research is usually the domain of medical science, but a group of physicists in France decided to tackle the subject in a very... tactile way. They banged a beaker full of water with a hammer, hoping to better understand the forces and motions involved in head trauma.
Two drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against their employer, Waitr Holdings, Inc., alleging the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to meet minimum wage requirements. The suit also claims that some drivers had been misclassified as contractors while performing the work of employees.