Sure, lithium-ion batteries have risks, but so do gasoline-powered cars.
Big Data is revolutionizing 21st-century business without anybody knowing what it actually means. Now computer scientists have come up with a definition they hope everyone can agree on.
Various historians have concluded that Einstein’s first wife, Mileva, may have secretly contributed to his work. Now a new analysis seeks to settle the matter.
A small group of special individuals could act as an early warning system for the next epidemic. Their special power? Super-spreading disease.
If we want to bring coding skills to the masses, we may have to reinvent what programming is.
Knowledge banking for a hyper connected society.
Security analysts reveal the inner workings of China’s efforts to block the Tor anonymity network–and how to get around this censorship.
Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
Swiss scientists achieve a remarkable mashup of optogenetics, synthetic biology, and brain control.
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.