Physicists have overlooked an obvious place to search for shell-like structures constructed around stars by advanced civilizations to capture their energy.
They’re finding useful information for legal cases on Facebook and Twitter.
Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil says work is under way at Google to apply his theory of intelligence to understanding online information.
As the world grows hungrier for animal protein, insects could be the new way to feed livestock.
If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But Yahoo researchers have come up with an approach that could change that.
Nir Eyal is showing software designers how to hook users in four easy steps. Welcome to the new era of habit-forming technology.
Studying the pre-Islamic State tweets of people who end up backing the organization paints a revealing picture of how support emerges, say computer scientists.
Nobody has been able to trap electromagnetic waves inside a metamaterial and then release them again. Until now.
Urban heat islands are not inevitable, but the product of dark roofs, black pavement, and loss of vegetation. A “cool communities” approach would lower air-conditioning use and make the air healthier.