Why I hope kids in Ethiopia can teach the rest of us something profound about education.
Vortices in the South Atlantic are mathematically equivalent to black holes, say physicists, an idea that could lead to new ways of understanding how currents transport oil and garbage across oceans
After a few technology U-turns, startup Promethean Power moves ahead with thermal battery to overcome unstable grid at Indian dairies.
A chart shows the ascent of high-speed algorithmic trading, a phenomenon that is unnerving the financial markets.
Many experts would have us believe that robots and other technologies are behind the job drought. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.
The digital cash lacks most of the features economists value in a currency, says David Yermack.
Your iPhone could help you find your wallet.
If DNA computing can be used to break codes, then the machinery of life can be exploited to encrypt data too
While network scientists have been poring over data from Twitter and Facebook, they’ve forgotten about Tumblr. Now they’ve begun to ask how this network differs from the rest.
The ancients knew the moon looks bigger near the horizon but no theory convincingly explains the illusion. Now a new idea aims to settle the debate once and for all