Using cutting-edge imaging to study the inner workings of our brains could lead to more powerful and useful machine-learning algorithms.
A study of the social networks between political donors suggests a new and fairer way of increasing campaign donations.
Some hedge funds boast that AI algorithms make their trading decisions—but these systems might be more conventional than they seem.
Researchers look at how the speakers and microphones already built into gadgets can be used for wireless sensing.
Mechanical engineers have developed a new helmet design that tackles a key contributor to brain injury.
The National Security Agency is worried that quantum computers will neutralize our best encryption – but doesn’t yet know what to do about that problem.
The Wendelstein 7-X reactor is latest in a global push to build a practical reactor that harnesses the power of the stars.
The company trying to be the first to turn the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR into medicine faces a number of hurdles.
A state-owned chemical corporation’s $43 billion proposed acquisition reflects the country’s sizable concerns about food security.
As we get older, some of our cells stop dividing. Are these derelicts a reason we age?