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.
When it comes to finding the perfect mate, people aren’t as fussy as they make out, say researchers studying behavior on online dating sites.
Sure, lithium-ion batteries have risks, but so do gasoline-powered cars.
FCC puts onus on airlines as it proposes lifting phone ban.
The rate at which people post flu-related tweets could become a powerful tool in the battle to spot epidemics earlier, say computer scientists.
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.
To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
Tesla files patents on metal air batteries, but probably won’t use the technology for some time.
A study of the social network behind the Occupy movement shows that the most vocal participants were highly connected before the protests began but have now largely lost interest, say social network researchers