Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
Startup Cyclone Power thinks it has a way to replace internal combustion engines.
The wisdom of crowds breaks down when people are biased. Now researchers have discovered a simple method of removing this bias–just listen to the most confident.
Ever wondered what fuel fires potatoes out of a cannon the fastest? The US Air Force now has the answer
A new class of imaging device with no lens and just a single light sensitive sensor could revolutionise optical, infrared and millimetre wave imaging
The fifth generation of mobile communications technology will see the end of the “cell” as the fundamental building block of communication networks.
A new model of the way the THz waves interact with DNA explains how the damage is done and why evidence has been so hard to gather
Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.
As robots become ever more present in daily life, the question of how to control their behaviour naturally arises. Does Asimov have the answer?
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network–just ask the people.