The designers of the Pebble watch realized that a mobile phone is more useful if you don’t have to take it out of your pocket.
Rather than trying to build a better battery, startup Qnovo bets it can improve the one that’s already in your smartphone.
Software that counts dogs, martini glasses, and mustaches in Instagram photos provides a novel way to rate businesses.
A novel manufacturing method could make it practical to stack solar cells and convert more of the energy in sunlight into electricity.
Manufactured sapphire is incredibly strong and scratch resistant. Now falling costs and technology improvements could make it competitive with glass.
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.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
The Supreme Court’s decision was tailored narrowly, but it may provide openings for lawyers to argue that other forms of mass Internet streaming violate copyright.
Newly discovered genetic variations could predict who needs more folic acid.