Quantum computers are still a distant prospect, but Microsoft researchers say we should strengthen online encryption against them now.
GE, the world’s largest manufacturer, is on the verge of using 3-D printing to make jet parts.
Will artificial intelligence inevitably make warfare worse?
China’s leading carmaker is testing technology that would let vehicles communicate wirelessly with each other and with traffic signals.
A carbon nanotube computer processor is comparable to a chip from the early 1970s, and may be the first step beyond silicon electronics.
Roentgenium-111 shouldn’t exist on Earth. Now a group of nuclear physicists claims to have found an ultra-stable version of it in gold.
China generates only about 2 percent of its total electricity using nuclear power, but it is adding new reactors much faster than any other country.
Answers on the Web vary from a few thousand meters to 48 kilometers. Now a pair of physicists have carried out an experiment to find out.
Vision algorithms are now good enough to let a car drive automatically with just one camera.