The recoil of a nucleus during radioactive decay can do more damage than the alpha particle it emits, according to a new study.
Wireless links formed partly by lasers may offer a faster, cheaper way to improve mobile Internet.
A chip that tracks how a police officer’s gun is being used could prove useful in investigations and court cases.
Scientists have established direct communication between two human brains, but is it more than a stunt?
Brokerage giant Fidelity gives a glimpse of how virtual reality might be used beyond gaming.
The investigation into the Virgin Galactic accident has yet to find a cause, but the FAA will consider new regulations for commercial space travel.
A novel kind of nanoparticle could lead to more effective cancer treatments.
A coal plant in Saskatchewan will capture most of its carbon pollution—and use it to extract oil from the ground.
Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.