A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Facebook is about to begin beaming down Internet access from a solar-powered drone the size of an airliner.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
China’s leading carmaker is testing technology that would let vehicles communicate wirelessly with each other and with traffic signals.
Monsanto no longer controls one of the biggest innovations in the history of agriculture.
FireChat can link Android and Apple phones into a long-range communications network even when the cell network is down.
Scientists are now able to study the folding and unfolding of a protein over time, thanks to a new microscope device.
Google's new translation app puts simulated neurons on your phone—a technique that could make future gadgets much smarter.
When it comes to robotic flocks, do you control each machine individually or the entire swarm overall? A new programming language allows both.
Researchers are trying to program self-driving cars to make split-second decisions that raise real ethical questions.