Scientists and the journals that publish them have a difficult time admitting to mistakes. That does real harm to both their disciplines and the public.
It's a good thing for innovation that the age of monolithic corporate labs is over.
Analyzing what people do online provides a way to peer into society's collective mind.
Controversy over a proposed oil pipeline from Alberta to Texas is sidetracking us from bigger issues.
The man building Google's new social network says people deserve better than Facebook and Twitter.
One writer bristled at the idea that video games might be corrupting her daughters.
Solar cells inside displays could make for self-charging cell phones.
A novel material could eliminate the need for sutures.
A quantum computer with the same basic design as a conventional one.