Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
The leading installer of rooftop solar panels says it has achieved record efficiencies with its panels.
A round-up of the best stories on energy from other sites, collected by Richard Martin, MIT Technology Review’s energy editor.
A promising battery startup has run into problems commercializing its novel technology.
Thanks to a new surgical procedure, arm amputees can intuitively control a bionic limb for the first time.
Billions of people could get online for the first time thanks to helium balloons that Google will soon send over many places cell towers don’t reach.
Availability: 1-2 years
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
The Islamic State is an Internet phenomenon as much as a military one. Counteracting it will require better tactics on the battlefield of social media.
Robot “training academies” could help industrial robots learn to perform complicated tasks by watching a human do them first.