Computer scientists have compared a vast dataset of Yellow Taxi fares in New York City against Uber prices for the first time.
Prototype software called Lifebrowser uses artificial intelligence to help you revisit important events, photos, and e-mails from your own life.
Xylem tissue in sapwood can take bacteria out of contaminated water.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
A new list of the most culturally influential individuals since 4,000 B.C. could help revolutionize the study of human culture.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
Researchers have made haptic interfaces that create the sensation of being pushed or pulled by an invisible force.