Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
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 process of making a famous problem in logic even harder reveals fascinating insights into the relationship between logic and language
Humans need better ways to interact with computers in three dimensions. Now computer scientists think they’ve come up with one.
The dodo bird has become a metaphor for extinction. A one-meter-tall, pigeonlike, flightless bird native to the island of Mauritius, the dodo died out in the late 1600s because Dutch settlers relied on them for food and brought in alien species that killed the ground-laying bird’s young. In healthcare, what will “go the way of the dodo”?
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.
Medicine has been revolutionised by 3D imaging techniques. But you ain’t seen nothing yet, say data imaging researchers
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.