Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Most content on Facebook is shared a few times but some can be shared millions of times. Now computer scientists are beginning to understand the difference.
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.
Big Data is revolutionizing 21st-century business without anybody knowing what it actually means. Now computer scientists have come up with a definition they hope everyone can agree on.
Researchers look at social media to understand how updates and “likes” differ between personality types.
Google’s one-gigabit service made a big statement, but what’s still far from clear is who actually uses it, and for what.
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
New tech will lower the cost of carbon capture, but the sheer scale needed to reduce emissions prevent it from being a panacea.
The world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matches or outperforms commercially available earphones, say physicists.
There are now many general-purpose consumer LED bulbs that give off good light. With so many, how can you tell the difference?