Academia excludes sex workers. A new generation of sex work researchers is changing things
After years of 'harmful' academic research into the profession, a course correction.
On Nov 2, 2022 by Jake Hall
No, ‘How to hit a woman so no one knows’ was not Googled 163 million times in 2020
'Still believe women.'
On Apr 30, 2021 by Jennifer Xia
A secret group of scientists is working to end COVID-19
Billionaires are backing the group.
On Apr 28, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio
Support for decriminalizing sex work is at an all-time high
Online sex workers helped lead the change.
On Jan 30, 2020 by Ana Valens
Facebook is trying to fight deepfakes by making its own deepfakes
Facebook is offering $10 million in rewards to whoever can make a deepfake-detection system.
On Sep 5, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
This battery-free phone could solve one of tech’s biggest frustrations
The prototype is the first battery-free phone to make a call.
On Jul 10, 2017 by Phillip Tracy
Researchers have successfully implanted 3D-printed ovaries—in mice
The science could help women with reproductive issues.
On May 17, 2017 by Samantha Grasso
These liquid batteries would be safer than lithium-ion—and last longer, too
This would have saved Samsung a lot of headaches.
On Feb 14, 2017 by Phillip Tracy
This sweat-monitoring skin patch could replace blood tests
A wearable sweat-monitoring patch could be used to track various health and fitness metrics.
On Nov 28, 2016 by Christina Bonnington
Study that links the pleasure of ‘likes’ to sex in teens has far deeper implications
Practice safe Instagramming, and always use a filter.
On Jun 16, 2016 by AJ Dellinger
Superman is the best superhero, according to a 7-year-long study of superpowers
But hat tip to Black Bolt and his planetary annihilation powers.
On Jun 10, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Online voting is a cybersecurity nightmare
There's much more work to be done—and experts don't see a major breakthrough on the horizon.
On Jun 10, 2016 by Eric Geller
Researchers just released private data on 70,000 OkCupid users without their permission
It's always a good idea to ask first.
On May 13, 2016 by AJ Dellinger
This is what $1 million in meme research looks like
Money well spent.
On May 12, 2016 by Gabe Bergado