Outrage over Facebook’s “emotional contagion” experiment shows a general misunderstanding of what Facebook is and how it works.
For the next month, I’m trying out a smartphone-less existence. Am I crazy?
Materials scientists have decided to define, rather than measure, Avogadro’s constant, triggering a lengthy debate over what number to choose. Now one physicist thinks he has the answer.
Startup View, formerly called Soladigm, introduces a dynamic glass window that tints based on building light and temperature.
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.
Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the “filter bubble” that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.
Cree introduces an LED bulb that mimics the design and shape of traditional incandescent bulb to entice consumers to try LEDs.
The optional solar roof on Toyota’s 2010 Prius may not provide a watt of mobility.
A statistical analysis of attitudes in the U.S. reveals the main determinants of happiness but also suggests that interpreting the data is fraught with danger,
Entire GPS systems, including batteries and wireless transmitters for downloading data, are now no bigger than a coin.