This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
President Trump’s pick to lead the country’s drug regulatory agency could usher in major reforms.
Violence can spread like a disease, say epidemiologists who have modeled the spread of riots through France in 2005.
The company hopes that its disappearing messages, first-person video, and AR will make it seem like an exciting visionary—rather than a loss-maker.
You might not want VR in your living room just yet, but Modal VR thinks you’ll try it at the mall.
The West is struggling to build out safer reactors, but China shows no such delays.
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MIT Technology Review business editor Nanette Byrnes talks with Harvard Business School professor Willy Shih, an expert in manufacturing and technology. Listen in as they discuss his extensive tour of top factories in China, the future of advanced manufacturing, and what it means for the U.S.
The shipping giant is investing in autonomous trucks, and is interested in delivery robots and an Alexa app.
Vespa maker Piaggio’s new robot servant is yet another sign of the transportation industry reinventing itself.