By exploiting the plumbing of the Web, researchers have created a new way around online censorship that governments could struggle to shut down.
Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets. But before they can become widespread, carmakers must solve an impossible ethical dilemma of algorithmic morality.
Vyclone turns a phone into an automated editing suite, mashing up videos recorded simultaneously from different angles.
Chankillo, a Peruvian “Stonehenge”, has 13 towers in a straight line. Nobody knows why but one physicists thinks that software for simulating the position of the Sun for solar panels can help
Heading into the latest round of international climate negotiations, renewed optimism around country emissions pledges is clouded by still-gloomy warming forecasts.
An American biotech CEO claims she is the first to undergo gene therapy to reverse aging. Judge for yourself.
Affordable, lightweight, and versatile, batteries made of porous materials could soon transform energy storage.
A viral social-media campaign has brought unprecedented money to a rare disease. How might new funding help ALS research?
The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?
Augury’s gadget and iPhone app pay attention to ultrasonic sounds and vibrations to figure out what’s wrong with air conditioners and other big machines.