A simple wireless technology promises to make driving much safer.
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Will China’s Web, like its larger economy, comfortably combine extraordinary growth with government repression?
Will the greenhouse effect prevent the return of glaciers?
Over four decades at MIT, Walter Lewin got undergraduates excited about physics. Now his lectures are reaching millions of students around the world.
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Not everyone thinks Google’s attempt to reinvent the computer will work.
Combining old fashioned questionnaires with data mining techniques reveals increasingly detailed insights into the way young men and women allocate their time and resources.
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.
Materials scientists have discovered how to make black phosphorus nanosheets in large amounts, heralding a new era of nanoelectronic devices.