Antisocial behavior online can make people’s lives miserable. So an algorithm that can spot trolls more quickly should be a boon, say the computer scientists who developed it.
Physicists have mapped out how to create quantum music, an experience that will be profoundly different for every member of the audience, they say.
A startup called Light uses a cluster of small camera modules to create top-notch photos. First stop: Your smartphone.
Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.
Some neighborhood grids just aren’t built for huge spikes in power demand. The rise of the electric car has utilities scrambling to adjust.
A Stanford professor claims to have invented a Bitcoin-like system that can handle payments faster and with more security.
A promising advance that came to nothing suggests what it will take to make cheap batteries for electric cars.
Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late?
Impressive progress hides major limitations of Google’s quest for automated driving.
Startup unveils a control system it hopes will become the industry standard for commercial unmanned aerial vehicles.