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.
Physicists have overlooked an obvious place to search for shell-like structures constructed around stars by advanced civilizations to capture their energy.
Microsoft’s legendary browser is getting replaced. It’s about time.
A true AI might ruin the world—but that assumes it’s possible at all.
New technology offloads processing from a mobile device to its cloud-based doppelganger.
Researchers are teasing apart the complex set of links between the virality of a Web story and the emotions it generates.
Relativistic spacecraft must interact with the cosmic microwave background in a way that produces a unique light signature. And that means we should be able to spot any nearby, according to a new analysis.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
Carbon nanotube-based membranes will dramatically cut the cost of desalination.