A newly unveiled sequencing machine can sequence two genomes in about a week.
Even without technical breakthroughs, costs for batteries could drop substantially by 2020.
Despite a major new study, pulsar "glitches" remain as mysterious as ever.
The fear is that online labor markets, such as Amazon's Mechanical Turk, allow unscrupulous employers to exploit disadvantaged workers. The truth appears somewhat different.
A compound may repair a defective enzyme in people who metabolize alcohol poorly.
A neutrino telescope buried beneath the ice at the South Pole is giving researchers a unique glimpse of temperature changes in the ozone layer.
Now social media has the equivalent of the Times Square "deficit clock."
The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week
A new, simpler way to measure golf swings could finally reveal the secrets of the perfect golf swing.
A new way for drivers to access the Internet that, the automaker says, is safe.