Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
The pattern of calls and texts between humans reveals how women invest more heavily in their main relationship than men; and how this changes as they age.
Various historians have concluded that Einstein’s first wife, Mileva, may have secretly contributed to his work. Now a new analysis seeks to settle the matter.
For the next month, I’m trying out a smartphone-less existence. Am I crazy?
A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the molecules of life from breaking apart.
Last week, Paul Allen and a colleague challenged the prediction that computers will soon exceed human intelligence. Now Ray Kurzweil, the leading proponent of the “Singularity,” offers a rebuttal.
Medicine has been revolutionised by 3D imaging techniques. But you ain’t seen nothing yet, say data imaging researchers
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
Ever wondered what fuel fires potatoes out of a cannon the fastest? The US Air Force now has the answer