Evolutionary biologists have long thought that lying ought to destroy societies. Now computational anthropologists have shown that nothing could be further from the truth.
LEDs outperform incandescent lights, hands down. But they should also give farmers unprecedented control over plant growth, development and nutritional content in future, say researchers.
Entire GPS systems, including batteries and wireless transmitters for downloading data, are now no bigger than a coin.
If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.
A smartphone app inspired by Greek mythology has the potential to help the blind navigate indoors where GPS is unavailable.
For the next month, I’m trying out a smartphone-less existence. Am I crazy?
Cree introduces an LED bulb that mimics the design and shape of traditional incandescent bulb to entice consumers to try LEDs.
Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.
Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.