With the invention of optogenetics and other technologies, researchers can investigate the source of emotions, memory, and consciousness for the first time.
Bitcoin may need to be redesigned to fix a flaw that gave one company a chance to manipulate the cryptocurrency.
Rethinking smartphone software and battery design could make it possible for your handset to last much longer between charges.
Microsoft is investing in quantum physics research that could lead to a whole new kind of computer.
Casual conversations among colleagues can prove surprisingly fruitful. At MIT, some of those conversations have lasted for 60 years.
Mobile e-commerce is booming, and an Amazon phone will foster a captive customer base.
The company hopes to develop powerful, lightweight lithium-air batteries.
Drugs for psychiatric illnesses aren’t very effective. But new research is offering renewed hope for better medicines.
There’s no dispute over the constancy of the speed of light when measured over a round trip. But what of its speed over a one-way trip?
The company thinks its novel solar technology can take on competitors in China.