The world’s only earthquake warning system likely helped limit damage and loss of life.
Data mining the way we use words is revealing the linguistic earthquakes that constantly change our language.
Researchers demonstrate an invisibility cloak that can be scaled to almost any size and say it could be used to hide orbiting satellites
Aggregate data and decision making are being hoarded by a few technology companies with powerful data infrastructure. Does it have to be this way? Or could we create a future in which this data infrastructure is available for use by anyone in the world?
Hackers could automate a social engineering trick that has already been proven to work.
Some pundits worry that the new service could even remove pirated tracks.
Cheap, simple water filters made of plant xylem could dramatically reduce the incidence of water-borne diseases in places without access to clean drinking water, say engineers.
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.
Startup Cyclone Power thinks it has a way to replace internal combustion engines.