Startup Vortex Bladeless makes a turbine that looks intriguing, but it may not solve wind power’s challenges.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
Who cares about Satoshi Nakamoto? Someone else has made Bitcoin what it is and has the most power over its destiny.
An automated rap-generating algorithm pushes the boundaries of machine creativity, say computer scientists.
Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late?
When the world’s first biotech apple won approval from U.S. and Canadian regulators this year, it demonstrated that with plenty of patience, even a farmer can develop a GM plant.
The effects of global warming will persist for hundreds of years. What are our responsibilities and duties today to help safeguard the distant future? That is the question ethicists are now asking.
Beautiful images are not always popular ones, which is where the CrowdBeauty algorithm can help, say computer scientists.
First, they teleported photons, then atoms and ions. Now one physicist has worked out how to do it with energy, a technique that has profound implications for the future of physics.