The successful test of a soft touchdown demonstrates a capability that could cut the cost of space launches significantly.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.
The economics of combating climate change may depend on an underfunded technology.
Emu mines your conversations and smartphone sensors to add helpful details to messages.
Tapping into big data, researchers and planners are building mathematical models of personal and civic behavior. But the models may hide rather than reveal the deepest sources of social ills.
Dropbox’s new photo app, Carousel, is smartly designed, but that won’t ensure success.
A low-cost microscope made from folded paper and a cheap lens could revolutionize education and health care in the developing world.