The effects of atmospheric carbon linger for centuries, so historical emissions totals are relevant context for the global climate policy debate.
A smartphone-based virtual reality headset from Samsung and Oculus VR could make the technology more accessible, but it also demonstrates a new set of challenges.
A Carnegie Mellon researcher shows that designing robots to ask for human assistance can make them a lot more useful.
A smartphone-connected device delivers electrical stimulation to nerves in the head.
The investigation into the Virgin Galactic accident has yet to find a cause, but the FAA will consider new regulations for commercial space travel.
New CAD software takes input from designers, then “evolves” new designs on its own.
U.S. cellular operators are testing technology that boosts mobile download speeds by having phones borrow bandwidth from devices nearby.
For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud.
IBM is betting that research on more human-like artificial intelligence will help it turn things around.
A new tool brings simple encrypted messaging to any webmail or social networking site.