A new approach to powering AI software could produce artificial neural networks of “unprecedented size,” says Microsoft.
Mobile apps, sensors, and other technologies help cities handle growing challenges.
A Columbia scientist and his startup think they have a plan to save the world. Now they have to convince the rest of us.
SolarCity’s massive new manufacturing plant in Buffalo, New York, reflects a booming demand for solar power. Is it sustainable?
Why low oil prices will not halt the clean-energy revolution.
Startup Knightscope is preparing to roll out human-size robot patrols.
A $122 million innovation hub could speed the development of devices for making fuel from water and sunlight.
Researchers use brain imaging to detect patterns of brain activity associated with pain—a potential boon for doctors and drug developers.
A Portland startup called Wild is combining virtual reality with elements of the physical world.
A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist.