A cutting-edge corner of science is being wooed by Silicon Valley, to the dismay of some academics.
Low-energy microwaves can tell you the caloric content of food, providing a more accurate estimate of what is on your plate.
Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
Gabriel Kreiman’s single-neuron measurements of unconscious decision-making may not topple Descartes, but they could someday point to ways we can learn to control ourselves.
Successful intercepts show that missile defense can work against relatively slow-moving rockets.
Astronomers are building an entirely new kind of telescope that can photograph the whole sky simultaneously and continuously.
Prime ministers, business executives, and ordinary citizens clamor for phones that can’t be snooped on.
Studying the club drug could bring about faster-acting and more-effective treatments.
A Glass version of Google’s Field Trip app looks like the first good use case for the head-mounted computer.