A Carnegie Mellon researcher shows that designing robots to ask for human assistance can make them a lot more useful.
The investigation into the Virgin Galactic accident has yet to find a cause, but the FAA will consider new regulations for commercial space travel.
A smartphone-connected device delivers electrical stimulation to nerves in the head.
The effects of atmospheric carbon linger for centuries, so historical emissions totals are relevant context for the global climate policy debate.
A startup has started selling a battery that helps solar and wind power operate in remote locations.
For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud.
U.S. cellular operators are testing technology that boosts mobile download speeds by having phones borrow bandwidth from devices nearby.
A new way to access Facebook securely and anonymously via the “dark Web” could provide a model for other sites.
Latest synthesis report from U.N. panel says we’ve already emitted half the permissible greenhouse gases if we wish to avoid the worst.
Google’s Nexus Player should appeal to those who want smarter TVs. But it will need to do much more to be the hub of all home entertainment.