A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
A new kind of time travel based on quantum teleportation gets around the paradoxes that have plagued other time machines, say physicists.
The ability to teleport photons through 100 kilometres of free space opens the way for satellite-based quantum communications, say researchers
Cheap, simple water filters made of plant xylem could dramatically reduce the incidence of water-borne diseases in places without access to clean drinking water, say engineers.
As robots become ever more present in daily life, the question of how to control their behaviour naturally arises. Does Asimov have the answer?
Researchers look at social media to understand how updates and “likes” differ between personality types.
Many schools aren’t teaching typing anymore because they figure students already are proficient at using keyboards. That’s a wasted opportunity.
Outrage over Facebook’s “emotional contagion” experiment shows a general misunderstanding of what Facebook is and how it works.
A mathematician has discovered two entirely new arrangements of rowers in a racing eight in which the rowing forces cancel to make the boat wiggle-free.
What BMW’s decision to incorporate a gas engine into its new, electric i3 says about batteries.