Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.
A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
Controlled with gestures, these depth-sensing devices will appear in the second half of 2014.
Decentralised networks are naturally robust against certain types of attack. Now one mathematician says advanced geometry shows how to make them even more robust.
Cheap, simple water filters made of plant xylem could dramatically reduce the incidence of water-borne diseases in places without access to clean drinking water, say engineers.
Judged by one (admittedly imperfect) metric, Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition wasn’t as outrageous as it might appear.
A startup, Halotechnics, is building a pilot electricity storage system that will use molten salt.
A new company launched by Google will seek to extend human life spans.
At Mobile World Congress, a preview of a central way to manage washing machines, parking meters, and glucose sensors.