Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are experimenting with technology that lets smartphones use their LTE radio to connect directly to other devices up to 500 meters away.
Physicists have overlooked an obvious place to search for shell-like structures constructed around stars by advanced civilizations to capture their energy.
And there’s a 50:50 chance of a Three Mile Island-scale disaster in the next 10 years, according to the largest statistical analysis of nuclear accidents ever undertaken.
Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce crop damage.
Computers are overdue for the fundamental changes they could soon get.
It might be possible to create a burger that helps the environment and improves your health. But will it taste good enough to win over the masses?
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, self-tuning device for Parkinson’s.
A startup’s software will let iPhone apps connect phones without the Internet.