The energy-efficient power networks of the future will require entirely new ways of forecasting demand on the scale of individual households. That won’t be easy.
Ongoing, large-scale genetic studies of mood disorders could help researchers understand and treat these devastating diseases.
The data from GPS navigating equipment is revealing the most important junctions in traffic-clogged megacities.
Apple should look towards significant innovations in AI, energy storage, and cloud computing.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
A new approach to encryption beats attackers by presenting them with fake data.
Large cities are more productive than small ones so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they produce more CO2 as well, say physicists.
A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
U.N. negotiations are going nowhere, and greenhouse-gas emissions are soaring. It’s time to move on.
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists