Persuasive technologies surround us, and they’re growing smarter. How do these technologies work? And why?
The great Belgian surrealist Magritte painted two versions of one of his masterpieces, and nobody has been able to distinguish the original from the copy. Until now.
The BabySeq project in Boston has begun collecting data to quantify the risks and benefits of DNA sequencing at birth.
Mobile chip company Qualcomm wants homes and businesses to set up their own open 4G hotspots just as they do Wi-Fi networks today.
Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
Nighttime flight is an important milestone–but solar power is unlikely to transform aviation.
Stanford researchers are building a light field stereoscope in hopes of making it easier to add realistic focus cues to virtual reality.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on mercury and other toxins could help the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Wow, that’s a lot to cram into a music-streaming service.