A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
A new theory of the brain attempts to explain one of the great puzzles of evolutionary biology: why we laugh
The Internet of Things probably already influences your life. And if it doesn’t, it soon will, say computer scientists
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
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Criminals are increasingly using the internet to turn dirty money into a spotless shade of green. Now a report written for the United Nations lifts the lid on many of these increasingly popular techniques.
What BMW’s decision to incorporate a gas engine into its new, electric i3 says about batteries.
The mobile computers killing the PC will themselves be replaced as computing becomes embedded into the world around us.
A smartphone app inspired by Greek mythology has the potential to help the blind navigate indoors where GPS is unavailable.