Record levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide reflect a healthier economy, cheap fossil fuels, and the absence of effective carbon-reducing policies.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Nanostructured ceramics could be used to build lighter, stronger airplanes and batteries.
As speech recognition technology improves, it’s natural to wonder whether computers will ever be able to lip read as well. Here’s a rundown of challenges involved.
Ultrathin sapphire laminates could lead to new screen covers that are harder to break.
The technology needed to make flexible displays, electronics, and batteries is being tested.
Apple’s first smart watch seems like the best of its kind so far, but the user experience is still a little unclear.
A startup called Cloverpop wants to help you make life’s pivotal decisions.
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
This year’s Lemelson-MIT Prize winner discusses grassroots ways for boosting the number of women in technology and business.