Software that turns data into written text could help us make sense of a coming tsunami of data.
Materials scientists have discovered how to make black phosphorus nanosheets in large amounts, heralding a new era of nanoelectronic devices.
Success would redefine the economics of space travel, but SpaceX’s reusable rocket shows that it’s still hard to perform a safe landing.
A hedge fund manager aims to solve the funding problems facing early-stage biomedical research.
An implant stimulates the tongue to treat the disorder.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
Some people are more susceptible to conspiracy theories than others, say computational social scientists who have studied how false ideas jump the “credulity barrier” on Facebook.
Negotiating a settlement is expensive and difficult – which is why automating the process so that a fee can be agreed on in minutes is so appealing
The effects of atmospheric carbon linger for centuries, so historical emissions totals are relevant context for the global climate policy debate.
An upgrade to the Roadster extends its range and shows how far battery technology has come.