NASA says it could study features the size of Central Park on distant exoplanets by using the sun as a giant gravity lens.
Siemens is testing teams of creepy-crawly 3-D-printing robots. Their descendants might make manufacturing lines far more efficient.
China’s messaging services show that conversational interfaces are not always desirable.
Amazon’s same-day delivery service skirts many predominantly minority neighborhoods, raising a familiar charge that tech-company business imperatives can result in de facto digital inequality.
The technology already exists to give third-party apps and devices access to cable content. The question is whether the cable companies will support it.
New software spots anomalies in modified or hacked cars.
The energy bill passed by Congress contains some landmark initiatives, but it also has several seriously wrongheaded provisions.
Top comments on our stories from the past week, collected from our website and social media platforms.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Flexible sheet-like lenses could lead to cameras that wrap around your car—or just about anything else.