A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Computer simulations show that high blood pressure can be entirely explained by arterial stiffening as we age, say researchers
Darkened varnish obscures Goya’s signature in a 1771 masterpiece, according to a new analysis using terahertz waves
Our cosmos was “bruised” in collisions with other universes. Now astronomers have found the first evidence of these impacts in the cosmic microwave background
As life has evolved, its complexity has increased exponentially, just like Moore’s law. Now geneticists have extrapolated this trend backwards and found that by this measure, life is older than the Earth itself.
A real-life version of the famed robotic exoskeleton is a “mere” five years from production.
Thinking about cancer as an ecosystem is giving biologists access to a new armoury of mathematical tools for tackling it, such as evolutionary game theory
Aereo CEO says he’s boosted by winning a round in court—and that “lines are very, very long” for his Internet TV offering, despite ABC’s new competing streaming service.
If Arduino is too underpowered and Raspberry Pi doesn’t have enough hardware inputs for you, BeagleBone’s $45 microcontroller board will let you have your cake and eat it too.
Tesla’s innovations could make EVs more competitive.