Some neighborhood grids just aren’t built for huge spikes in power demand. The rise of the electric car has utilities scrambling to adjust.
A new study says methane leaks make natural gas trucks worse than diesel powered ones.
Microsoft researcher Danah Boyd tries to puncture some myths about teenagers and the Internet.
The new science of cities shows that suicide may be a more complex social phenomenon than previously thought, say computational anthropologists.
Google’s one-gigabit service made a big statement, but what’s still far from clear is who actually uses it, and for what.
Startup Quanttus is developing a device that monitors heart rate, respiration, and blood pressure from your wrist.
Academics at CMU will try to extend Yahoo’s services with mobile apps that act like personal assistants.
Researchers demonstrate an invisibility cloak that can be scaled to almost any size and say it could be used to hide orbiting satellites
Germany has decided to pursue ambitious greenhouse-gas reductions—while closing down its nuclear plants. Can a heavily industrialized country power its economy with wind turbines and solar panels?
Google has no way to push updates to devices running Android software, making the devices vulnerable to malware.