Econophysicists studying the way people accumulate a new form of digital currency say they have observed the famous rich-get-richer effect for the first time.
Our annual flagship event - EmTech MIT - will laud this year’s remarkable honorees October 9–11 in Cambridge, MA.
Meet the ring that can be used to start a car, and unlock a door or smartphone.
The only way to study the early stages of planet formation is in microgravity. This is how a group of students set out to do it
The uncertainties about climate change discussed in an upcoming report highlight the need for ways to adapt quickly.
A re-analysis of various animal communication datasets reveals the length of the “words” they use and the size of their repertoires
Blackberry is up for sale and a bundle of 130 encryption patents could be the company’s most valuable technology
As TiVo tries for a second act — streaming everything you subscribe to — content providers are calling the shots.
Quantum cryptography has only ever been possible between places equipped like quantum optics laboratories. Now physicists have worked out how to do it with handheld mobile devices
Computer scientists have simulated from first principles the way batteries wear out as they are charged and discharged for the first time