The first global study of third party web trackers reveals a hidden ecosystem of data gathering that spreads around the world.
Climate change will make it increasingly difficult to feed the world. Biotech crops will have an essential role in ensuring that there’s enough to eat.
Besides health tracking, contact lens technology under development could enable drug delivery, night vision, and augmented reality.
Intentionally engineering Earth’s atmosphere to offset rising temperatures could be far more doable than you imagine, says David Keith. But is it a good idea?
A faster enzyme for turning CO2 into sugar is a key step toward much higher crop yields.
A new technique for creating pipes and tunnels deep inside silicon chips could change the way engineers make microfluidic machines and optoelectronic devices.
Analyzing the network of passes between soccer players reveals that one of the world’s most successful teams plays an entirely different type of football to every other soccer team on the planet.
Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
Wonder what those little [XML] tags are on the Technology Review website? They’re RSS feeds. Hiawatha Bray has a nice article about RSS and XML in the Boston Globe. The skinny is that you can use a news aggregator to…