At CES, where Internet-connected devices abound, Samsung says all its products will be connected by 2020.
Equipment for making microchips has led to solar cells that are twice as efficient as conventional ones.
Germanium could be the next great chip material after silicon’s limits have been reached.
Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce crop damage.
How a consumer genetics company amassed a database of willing research participants.
Who cares about Satoshi Nakamoto? Someone else has made Bitcoin what it is and has the most power over its destiny.
A technique that alters T cells has been shown to reduce the amount of virus in infected people.
Two years ago a single bitcoin was worth around $5. Today it is worth around $600. Now one economist has worked out exactly what forces are behind this dramatic increase.
The year saw a major new report on climate change—and modest movement on renewables, carbon burial, and emissions agreements.
Twitter data mining reveals surprising detail about socioeconomic indicators but at a fraction of the cost of traditional data-gathering methods, say computational sociologists.