Researchers in Peru have a new way to capture electricity from plants and bacteria to help rainforest communities.
Heading into the latest round of international climate negotiations, renewed optimism around country emissions pledges is clouded by still-gloomy warming forecasts.
A new design for a molten-salt reactor could make nuclear power safer and more economical.
A professor who created an algorithm that may overturn an orthodoxy of computer science has the field’s experts excited.
Even as computer models grow more powerful and more precise, they remain uncertain as to regional effects.
Five years in, Dwolla’s trying to make a dent in the payment processing business dominated by big names like Visa and MasterCard.
Some patients are bringing troves of fitness-tracker data to their checkups, but the doctor might not find it all that helpful.
Sorry, smug technophiles, biology is a lot messier than even the most poorly optimized code.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
If civilizations can’t grow exponentially, that might explain why we don’t see any signs of ET.