The elaborate records kept by the US Patent Office since 1790 are allowing researchers to study the nature of invention and how it has changed in 200 years.
Automated bots can not only evade detection but also gather followers and become influential among various social groups, say computer scientists who have let their bots loose on Twitter.
The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute stays mute on how it will assert control over the tools expected to speed cures and change gene therapy.
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.
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.
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
A new website ranks the world’s scientific institutions by discipline and shows their location on a global map
Despite breakthroughs in technology and medicine, there’s still a lot of work ahead for understanding and using the human genome.