Cheap green laser pointers can emit dangerous levels of infrared radiation, according to an investigation carried out by physicists in the US
One solution to the typing-on-a-screen problem asks us to change our behavior; the other changes its behavior to fit us.
The data from GPS navigating equipment is revealing the most important junctions in traffic-clogged megacities.
If you could sell your location data every day, how much would you charge? A research team has carried out an experiment to find out.
Einstein’s famous critique of quantum mechanics first emerged in 1930, five years earlier than thought, according to a new analysis of his work.
Particles of dark matter should trigger nanoexplosions in certain materials, an idea that could lead to an entirely new generation of detectors, say physicists.
Comparing electric and gas-powered versions of the same car show the environmental benefits of electric vehicles.
Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
Humans need better ways to interact with computers in three dimensions. Now computer scientists think they’ve come up with one.
The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner’s Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn’t everything.