Cheap, simple water filters made of plant xylem could dramatically reduce the incidence of water-borne diseases in places without access to clean drinking water, say engineers.
The digital cash lacks most of the features economists value in a currency, says David Yermack.
If I get a tablet, maybe I could shake my smartphone addiction.
Ten titles that inspired Technology Review to publish its own collection of sci-fi stories.
Researchers demonstrate an invisibility cloak that can be scaled to almost any size and say it could be used to hide orbiting satellites
A lab at Harvard is developing materials with potentially revolutionary optical characteristics.
High-tech blood tests should replace ultrasound and other methods as the primary tools for screening for Down syndrome, argue researchers.
Serious games are becoming increasingly popular, but the inability to generate realistic new content has hampered their progress. Until now.
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists
A European team of physicists has demonstrated a device that can teleport quantum information to a solid-state quantum memory over telecom fiber, a crucial capability for any future quantum Internet.