It looks like the outer space equivalent of a bounce house, but Bigelow's BEAM could make space travel cheaper and safer.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
How one nonprofit’s mailroom is making tinkering with genomes as easy as shopping at Amazon.
For years, social networks have battled spam bots. Now they’re preparing to welcome promotional bots with open arms.
Nvidia’s CEO says his hardware will revolutionize robotics and that his chips can learn from Google’s AlphaGo.
The Japanese carmaker is using real and virtual experiments to train cars to drive themselves—and to take the wheel when a driver is in trouble.
The rapid growth of wind and solar power in the states is wreaking havoc with energy prices.
Unlike sight and sound, smells have never been accurately reproduced. Now one researcher has begun to think seriously about how artificial olfaction might work.
A long-awaited tool the chip industry needs to keep driving progress is finally working.