Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
Motion capture techniques record almost every conceivable form of body movement for the control of virtual characters in games and movies. But tongue movement has always been the exception, until now.
Many experts would have us believe that robots and other technologies are behind the job drought. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
Comparing electric and gas-powered versions of the same car show the environmental benefits of electric vehicles.
The mobile computers killing the PC will themselves be replaced as computing becomes embedded into the world around us.
Nobody has been able to trap electromagnetic waves inside a metamaterial and then release them again. Until now.
The Internet of Things probably already influences your life. And if it doesn’t, it soon will, say computer scientists
Government plan to idle nuclear stations will mean increase in fossil fuel use, including imports, and a larger role for renewable energy and efficiency