Technology

Physicists Abuzz About Possible New Particle as CERN Revs Up

SCIENCE | By Jamey Keaten and Frank Jordans | May 3
Scientists around the globe are revved up with excitement as the world's biggest atom smasher starts whirring again to churn out data that may confirm cautious hints of an entirely new particle.

Seeking A High-Tech Solution to Make Firearms Safer

PERSONAL TECH | By Lisa Marie Pane | May 3
Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path.

Greenhouse in Chicago's South Side Elevates Farming

SCIENCE | May 3
In their glory days, the famed Pullman rail cars were made on Chicago's South Side, but when the factory closed, the neighborhood declined.

Mystery Solved? Australian Says He's Bitcoin Founder

PERSONAL TECH | By Gregory Katz | May 2
An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world.

Russia's Nuclear Nightmare Flows Down Radioactive River

PERSONAL TECH | By Katherine Jacobsen | May 2
At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with radiation-linked diseases.