Electrodialysis has the potential to desalinate seawater quickly and cheaply but does not remove other contaminants such as dirt and bacteria. Now chemical engineers have worked out how to do that too.
One solution to the typing-on-a-screen problem asks us to change our behavior; the other changes its behavior to fit us.
Not everyone thinks Google’s attempt to reinvent the computer will work.
Einstein’s famous critique of quantum mechanics first emerged in 1930, five years earlier than thought, according to a new analysis of his work.
Making computers faster means relying on the central processing unit (CPU) less than ever before.
If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But Yahoo researchers have come up with an approach that could change that.
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.
Our cosmos was “bruised” in collisions with other universes. Now astronomers have found the first evidence of these impacts in the cosmic microwave background.
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
A recent security flaw raises questions about mobile payments.