As the world’s population of older people rapidly grows in the coming years, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia will become a health-care disaster.
Computer scientists have analysed thousands of memorable movie quotes to work out why we remember certain phrases and not others.
A polymer that mends itself could lead to medical implants or engine parts that fix themselves.
Researchers dug through public records to uncover the true shape of cables at the heart of the U.S. Internet.
Facebook’s “Like” buttons have been logging data on our browsing for years – now the company will start using that data to target ads.
An amateur teacher who rocketed to fame on the Internet tells us how he’ll take his free video tutorials to the next level.
Coconut flesh contains secret ingredients that dramatically enhance its ability to store hydrogen, say material scientists.
What the nervous system of the roundworm tells us about freezing brains and reanimating human minds.
Chinese Uber drivers are making a million trips a day, pleasing consumers but threatening traditional taxi drivers.