The U.S. Geological Survey doubles its estimate for the size of a huge U.S. oil and gas resource.
The creator of the Wolfram Alpha search engine explains why he thinks your life should be measured, analyzed, and improved.
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.
The program’s benefits weren’t worth the cost—and now the U.S. is in jeopardy of repeating the same mistake, says a leading space policy expert.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
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?
Many schools aren’t teaching typing anymore because they figure students already are proficient at using keyboards. That’s a wasted opportunity.
Artificial retinas give the blind only the barest sense of what’s visible, but researchers are working hard to improve that.
Usability expert Jakob Nielsen pans Windows 8’s redesign. But has a truly intuitive desktop UI ever existed?