Tesla Inc is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in “platoons” that automatically follow a lead vehicle, and is getting closer to testing a prototype, according to an email discussion of potential road tests between the car company and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), seen by Reuters.
A sleeping brain can form fresh memories, according to a team of neuroscientists. The researchers played complex sounds to people while they were sleeping, and afterward the sleepers could recognize those sounds when they were awake.
Death Valley National Park, 100 miles west of Las Vegas, set an unpleasant record in July with an average temperature of 107.4 degrees. That ranks as the hottest month ever in the Western Hemisphere, the National Weather Service says.
An English hacker known for foiling a global cyberattack earlier this year was arrested Wednesday in Las Vegas, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
There’s a vacancy at NASA, and it may have one of the greatest job titles ever conceived: planetary protection officer.
Altering human heredity? In a first, researchers safely repaired a disease-causing gene in human embryos, targeting a heart defect best known for killing young athletes — a big step toward one day preventing a list of inherited diseases.
A fire at the nation’s only lithium mine nearly forced the evacuation of the Esmeralda County town of Silver Peak on Monday.
For the second time in a decade, the U.S. government has removed grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region from the threatened species list.
Police in Ohio are searching for a solid-gold model of the module that carried Neil Armstrong to the lunar surface in 1969 that was reported stolen from a museum in the hometown of the first astronaut to set foot on the moon, authorities said Sunday.
Michael Sherwood wants to make sure the need for new technology in the Las Vegas’ Innovation District is data driven before before the city doubles down. “We’re using these technologies and testing them before going out and making a large investment,” said Sherwood, the city’s Chief Innovation Officer.