The ultimate goal: a truly computational understanding of human society, say Yahoo’s computational anthropologists.
E-jet printing of precise structures out of various materials could prove to be a valuable tool in nano manufacturing.
Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil says work is under way at Google to apply his theory of intelligence to understanding online information.
With its complete online office suite, Google banks on Web-based collaboration to capture market share from Microsoft.
The smartphone era is finally getting the productivity software it needs.
A new generation of DNA-sequencing machines is opening up whole new areas of genomic research. Already, researchers are unraveling how modern humans differ from Neanderthals and devising more precise tests for cancer.
Porsche’s new part-time electric car could challenge Tesla, which has been outselling the more established automaker.
A new material, combined with a cheap tracking system, could unleash the promise of concentrated solar power.
A heads-up display could be safer than glancing at your smartphone while driving—but some features may be more distracting than others.
Adolescents with mental health problems are particularly hard for therapists to engage. But a new computer game is providing a healthy conduit for effective communication between them