In every industry but one, technology makes things better and cheaper. Why is it that innovation increases the cost of health care?
Security researchers have developed an automated system for detecting Android apps that secretly connect to ad sites and user tracking sites.
Academics and pharmaceutical companies alike are looking to electrical implants as an alternative to drugs for treating disease.
The prospects for carbon-neutral vehicles could get a boost from a new way to make hydrogen from biomass.
First, they teleported photons, then atoms and ions. Now one physicist has worked out how to do it with energy, a technique that has profound implications for the future of physics.
Data mining Wikipedia people reveals some surprising differences in the way eastern and western cultures identify important figures in history, say computational anthropologists.
Routers on 600 buses and taxis allow free Internet access and collect data for city planners.
To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network–just ask the people.