Secret, a new app that lets you share honestly and anonymously, is addictive.
If we want to communicate with other civilisations, it turns out that the laws of physics, the nature of interstellar space and a little common sense place surprisingly strict bounds on how this communication can take place.
Nanofabrication engineers have built the first on-chip device that exploits the Casimir effect
Simulation explains the origin of one of nature’s most important organising principles.
Famines plagued Iceland and food prices spiked in medieval England following extreme space weather events, according to a new study of historical data
Much of the editing work on Wikipedia is too mind-numbingly repetitive for humans, so automated bots do it instead. But keeping track of automated editing has always been hard … until now.
Precise and easy ways to rewrite human genes could finally provide the tools that researchers need to understand and cure some of our most deadly genetic diseases.
Patients use nerves left intact after amputations to control prosthetic limbs.
Would you let a startup track your social media accounts and credit-card transactions in exchange for cash?