The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?
The idea that our Universe is a giant cosmic computer pervades modern science. Now one physicists says this assumption is dangerously wrong
Artificial muscles made of electroactive polymers impart lifelike movements to biomedical and robotic devices.
China may put a stop to growing carbon dioxide emissions earlier than expected, but how quickly they start coming down is also important.
A startup uses sound waves to create touch sensations out of thin air.
With new “inks” containing semiconductors, researchers have been able to print LEDs for the first time.
A lack of accessible design tools is holding back 3-D printing.
A startup has started selling a battery that helps solar and wind power operate in remote locations.
A startup has created a water-repellent coating that could significantly increase power plants’ efficiency.