Tesla and GM have both issued fire-related recalls, but Tesla’s fix doesn’t require owners to bring their cars in.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
Smart fridges have never been good enough to make a difference. But a team of Korean scientists hope to change that with a new approach to the problem of making kitchen coolers clever.
Google’s purchase of smart-thermostat maker Nest makes a lot of sense, and could help it compete against Apple.
New method could help scientists understand neural circuits and tumor biology.
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An exotic new form of propulsion could send a spacecraft to Uranus in the time Galileo took to get to Jupiter less than half as far away, say rocket scientists.
A smartphone app inspired by Greek mythology has the potential to help the blind navigate indoors where GPS is unavailable.