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A short exercise in middle school sets minorities on a path to college

Years later, minority students go to competitive colleges as often as whites.

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SpaceX goes for a launch doubleheader this weekend

The company‘s successes are starting to stack up for the year 2017.

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Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no

Either way, Microsoft assures us that Windows 10 S would have been immune.

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Security firm claims malware infection hit 250 million; Microsoft says it didn‘t

Either way, Microsoft assures us that Windows 10 S would have been immune.

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Researchers optimize a powered exoskeleton to cut energy used in walking

An hour on a treadmill and some clever programming makes an exoskeleton efficient.

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Genetic algorithm can personalize your powered exoskeleton

An hour on a treadmill and some clever programming makes an exoskeleton efficient.

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Steam Summer Sale‘s best discounts, chosen by Ars‘ cost-cutting braintrust [Updated]

You have two weeks to save on thousands of games. Here‘s our starting list of savings.

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Unexpected Viking toilet discovery leads to controversy

It could be the oldest privy in Denmark, or just a pile of crap.

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How the CIA infects air-gapped networks

Sprawling ‘Brutal Kangaroo‘ spreads malware using booby-trapped USB drives.

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Leaked documents reveal secret CIA operation for infecting air-gapped PCs

Sprawling ‘Brutal Kangaroo‘ spreads malware using booby-trapped USB drives.

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Pizzagate shooter sentenced to four years in prison

Welch searched for a ‘corrupt system that kidnaps, tortures, and rapes babies.‘

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Steam Summer Sale‘s best discounts, chosen by Ars‘ cost-cutting braintrust

You have two weeks to save on thousands of games. Here‘s our starting list of savings.

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Shareholders fail to oust Mylan board, but down-voted massive salaries

Mylan hasn‘t revealed the vote breakdown yet, but compensation vote is non-binding.

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Mylan board survives shareholder vote, but gets pushback on its compensation

Mylan hasn‘t revealed the vote breakdown yet, but compensation vote is non-binding.

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Judge rips lawyers in IP rift over viral Facebook childbirth video

Judge says media should be paid the ‘costs of defending this frivolous litigation.‘

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Scammer who made 96 million robocalls should pay 120M fine, FCC says

Vacation scam preyed on elderly and disrupted medical paging system, FCC says.

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Valve tries to one-up Oculus Touch with five-finger ‘Knuckles‘ VR controller

Capacitive sensors and palm-circling grip let you throw up some virtual horns.

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House lawmakers endorse reusable rockets for military purposes

This represents a pretty remarkable turnaround for SpaceX and the feds.

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So far, Beyond Good and Evil 2 prototype looks like No Monkey‘s Sky

Creative director gets spaceship over 20,000 kmh but never lands the thing. Hmm.

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Distilled entanglement brings long-distance quantum communication closer

Send plus resend followed by careful measurement results in better entanglement.

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Researchers distill entanglement between qubits, age limit checks in place

Send plus resend followed by careful measurement results in better entanglement.

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Trump plans to dismantle Obama-era ‘Startup Visa‘

Obama-era rule granted visas to immigrants who lined up 250,000 in capital.

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Rhode Island bill sees highway surveillance cams ticketing uninsured motorists

The 120 fines would be split evenly between contractor and the state.

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Nintendo: Switch shortages are ‘definitely not intentional‘

In an Ars interview, exec also addresses issues with NES Classic, 3DS, and fan games.

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