A new kind of time travel based on quantum teleportation gets around the paradoxes that have plagued other time machines, say physicists.
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.
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
Entire GPS systems, including batteries and wireless transmitters for downloading data, are now no bigger than a coin.
Evolutionary biologists have long thought that lying ought to destroy societies. Now computational anthropologists have shown that nothing could be further from the truth.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
A low-cost microscope made from folded paper and a cheap lens could revolutionize education and health care in the developing world.
Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.
Cree introduces an LED bulb that mimics the design and shape of traditional incandescent bulb to entice consumers to try LEDs.
The data from GPS navigating equipment is revealing the most important junctions in traffic-clogged megacities.