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?
Researchers have begun human clinical trials for a device, inspired by woodpeckers, that’s meant to keep the brain from moving around so much inside the skull when it gets hit.
Physicists have created a transistor that is simpler and easier to build than the traditional field effect transistor. And it is controlled by light.