Two of the most bizarre ideas in modern physics are different sides of the same coin, say string theorists
Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
Researchers say they’ve come up with an accurate, simple way to monitor breathing while you sleep, no wearables required.
Nano particles could prevent buildings and bridges from suffering serious structural damage.
The first commercial power plant to use carbon capture and sequestration shows the potential of a crucial technology.
Electrically stimulating the cerebral cortex could help stroke recovery.
A startup says its compressed-air technology could do a better job of storing the power generated by wind turbines.
A microfluidic cell copies some basic functions of life.
There’s a bitter fight over the patents for CRISPR, a breakthrough new form of DNA editing.