If civilizations can’t grow exponentially, that might explain why we don’t see any signs of ET.
Researchers say they could build a prototype of a molten-salt reactor, a safer, cleaner option for nuclear power, in 10 years.
A hedge fund manager aims to solve the funding problems facing early-stage biomedical research.
Early treatment may be key to a drug-free life for a small percentage of patients.
Tapping into big data, researchers and planners are building mathematical models of personal and civic behavior. But the models may hide rather than reveal the deepest sources of social ills.
Magic Leap had no trouble raising money from a cache of A-list investors enthusiastic about the changing economics of virtual reality.
It may take hours for a robot to figure out how to grasp a new object. But hundreds of robots could accelerate the process by sharing knowledge.
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
A Columbia scientist and his startup think they have a plan to save the world. Now they have to convince the rest of us.