As Google puts machine-learning software into more products, it must train it to behave more as humans expect.
Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late?
A new automated aerial vehicle uses an extremely thin wire tethered to the ground to transmit power and data.
The ability to power remote sensors and devices using Wi-Fi signals could be the enabling technology behind the Internet of things, say electrical engineers.
A surface that manipulates objects using mechanically controlled pins can put simple structures together.
Oil companies’ climate change policies may not have been criminal, but they were self-deceiving.
A novel electrochemical process sequesters carbon in the form of a versatile building material.
How one of the inventors of brain-computer interfaces ended up getting one himself.
A pair of physicist-biologists show the many ways animals use hairs to keep clean – and how we might leverage nature’s design expertise.