GPS doesn’t work indoors. Can a bat-like echolocation system take its place?
By bouncing light off a vibrating nanomembrane, researchers can now detect radio waves in an entirely new way
Earth-bound challenges will determine the success of Facebook and Google’s plans to use balloons, drones and satellites to spread Internet access.
Online education offers one effective way to close the skills gap.
If we want to communicate with other civilisations, it turns out that the laws of physics, the nature of interstellar space and a little common sense place surprisingly strict bounds on how this communication can take place.
If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But In July, Yahoo researchers came up with an approach that could change that.
The blue LED might save more energy than just about any other technology.
Neuroscientists Daniela Schiller says every time you recall a memory, it changes, and that can be a useful thing.
Google is working on electronics-laden contact lenses to monitor glucose levels for diabetics. Welcome to the club.
A chart shows the ascent of high-speed algorithmic trading, a phenomenon that is unnerving the financial markets.