As life has evolved, its complexity has increased exponentially, just like Moore’s law. Now geneticists have extrapolated this trend backwards and found that by this measure, life is older than the Earth itself.
One solution to the typing-on-a-screen problem asks us to change our behavior; the other changes its behavior to fit us.
Startup View, formerly called Soladigm, introduces a dynamic glass window that tints based on building light and temperature.
Engineers have built a powerful microscopic engine that relies on the combustion of hydrogen and oxygen. One problem: nobody knows how it works.
Earth-bound challenges will determine the success of Facebook and Google’s plans to use balloons, drones and satellites to spread Internet access.
The fifth generation of mobile communications technology will see the end of the “cell” as the fundamental building block of communication networks.
A new class of imaging device with no lens and just a single light sensitive sensor could revolutionise optical, infrared and millimetre wave imaging
Life would be more secure if we used USB sticks, or even jewelry, to log into computer accounts, suggest Google engineers
The digital cash lacks most of the features economists value in a currency, says David Yermack.
A security flaw affecting two-thirds of websites is a reminder that the Web relies on a poorly resourced open-source project.