Anger spreads faster and more broadly than joy, say computer scientists who have analysed sentiment on the Chinese Twitter-like service Weibo.
The lifespan of great corporations is getting shorter and shorter.
Painful finger-prick blood tests for diabetics could become a thing of the past, say physicists who have built a sensor that measures glucose in saliva
If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.
University of Calgary researchers create new method for making water-splitting catalysts using abundant metals.
The ancients knew the moon looks bigger near the horizon but no theory convincingly explains the illusion. Now a new idea aims to settle the debate once and for all
Best Buy’s Insignia LEDs cost less than half what similar bulbs cost two years ago, and smartphone-controlled bulbs are becoming available.
After a yearlong test, Intel is designing servers to operate submerged in oil.
A photon gun capable of reliably producing single photons of different colours could become an important building block of a quantum internet
Security analysts reveal the inner workings of China’s efforts to block the Tor anonymity network–and how to get around this censorship.