A novel optical technique could overlay virtual imagery on the real world through a compact pair of glasses.
Tiny robots that work together like ants could lead to a new way to manufacture complex structures and electronics.
Big data and artificial intelligence are producing ultra-accurate forecasts that will make it feasible to integrate much more renewable energy into the grid.
Surgeons have transplanted a second dose of neural cells into a patient’s spinal cord in a pioneering trial.
Using a mobile phone while driving can significantly increase the chances of an accident. Now a dashboard cam can spot when drivers pick up the phone.
Who cares about Satoshi Nakamoto? Someone else has made Bitcoin what it is and has the most power over its destiny.
Mobility data from an African mobile-phone carrier could help researchers recommend where to focus health-care efforts.
Automation makes things easier, whether it’s on the factory floor or online. Is it also eroding too many of the valuable skills that define us as people?
Microsoft’s failed efforts to resist a U.S. warrant for data stored in Ireland show how American law enforcement policies conflict with foreign privacy laws.