Mozilla helped an open Web flourish in the 2000s. Now it’s struggling to play a meaningful role on mobile devices.
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.
Companies are competing to turn data into advice on how to farm better, and attracting investments from the likes of Google Ventures and Monsanto.
China has rapidly cleaned up its coal plants. Now comes the hard part.
Startup Vortex Bladeless makes a turbine that looks intriguing, but it may not solve wind power’s challenges.
Wireless companies and a few ambitious startups are racing to make your cell-phone calls better.
A researcher shows he can control a cash machine remotely or on the spot.
Low-power lasers could be a simple, cheap way to coax tissues to repair themselves.