Researchers find a way to turn pain on, and off, with a beam of light.
A man with a robotic hand can now feel varying degrees of pressure thanks to an implant that connects with the nerves in his arm.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
Sochi organizers say they’re offsetting Olympics-related carbon emissions, but they’re not accounting for everything.
The rejuvenated research labs at Yahoo are investigating new forms of mobile hardware and new ways to predict what users want.
Microchips modeled on the brain may excel at tasks that baffle today’s computers.
A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the molecules of life from breaking apart.
GE’s nuclear waste-burning PRISM reactors get a new chance at commercialization.
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists