LEDs outperform incandescent lights, hands down. But they should also give farmers unprecedented control over plant growth, development and nutritional content in future, say researchers.
If we want to bring coding skills to the masses, we may have to reinvent what programming is.
Robots already surround us, and they’re about to do much more than work on assembly lines and pick up dust bunnies.
The process of making a famous problem in logic even harder reveals fascinating insights into the relationship between logic and language
The first large-scale measurements of the way humans play Rock-Paper-Scissors reveal a hidden pattern of play that opponents can exploit to gain a vital edge.
A new way to analyze human reaction times shows that the brain processes data no faster than 60 bits per second.
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.
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.
Researchers demonstrate an invisibility cloak that can be scaled to almost any size and say it could be used to hide orbiting satellites
The first data mining study of romantic relationships on Twitter reveals that social networks undergo the equivalent of earthquakes after break ups.