Google is demanding that a secret intelligence court allow it to share some details about surveillance requests for user data.
LIDAR technology continues to reveal archeological evidence of urbanization
Research into wild animal locomotion could inform the design of future robots.
Inside the evolution movement that wants machines to replace people.
Coat a layer of graphene with chlorophyll and you get a remarkably sensitive light-activated switch, say physicists.
An environmentally-friendly way of making vanillin from the lignin in wood pulp could change the economics of this flavouring industry
New tech will lower the cost of carbon capture, but the sheer scale needed to reduce emissions prevent it from being a panacea.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server
A novel software tool could make it far easier to bring new energy storage technologies to market.
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