- Going Nuclear: The Global Picture
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries are pulling back from nuclear power while others grow capacity.
- Cheap Solar Power—at Night
New solar thermal technologies could address solar power’s intermittency problem.
- A Less Resource-Intensive Way to Make Ethanol
Stanford researchers develop a copper catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon monoxide and water to ethanol.
- Why Google’s Modular Smartphone Might Actually Succeed
Google believes open hardware innovation could help it find industries and markets for its software and services.
- The Revival of Cancer Immunotherapy
An old idea for treating cancer is yielding impressive results on cancer patients—and lots of attention from drug companies.
- What Should You Do About Heartbleed? Excellent Question.
An Internet bug had massive potential security implications. But good luck getting information on whether any actual damage was done.
- The Underfunded Project Keeping the Web Secure
A security flaw affecting two-thirds of websites is a reminder that the Web relies on a poorly resourced open-source project. <
Forget dating apps: Here’s how the net’s newest matchmakers help you find love
Fed up with apps, people looking for romance are finding inspiration on Twitter, TikTok—and even email newsletters.
How AI could solve supply chain shortages and save Christmas
Just-in-time shipping is dead. Long live supply chains stress-tested with AI digital twins.
These weird virtual creatures evolve their bodies to solve problems
They show how intelligence and body plans are closely linked—and could unlock AI for robots.
How AI is reinventing what computers are
Three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute.
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