Materials scientists have studied the mechanical properties of 3-D-printed materials while ignoring their electrical properties. That looks set to change.
NASA says it could study features the size of Central Park on distant exoplanets by using the sun as a giant gravity lens.
Amazon’s same-day delivery service skirts many predominantly minority neighborhoods, raising a familiar charge that tech-company business imperatives can result in de facto digital inequality.
The technology already exists to give third-party apps and devices access to cable content. The question is whether the cable companies will support it.
The once-dominant chipmaker is cutting 12,000 workers, and several emerging technological trends may cause even more difficulty.
Google’s “pirate” research group is now leaderless, and none of the projects it has birthed have caught on at scale.
Microsoft’s cofounder vows to change the “supply side” for breakthrough energy technologies by investing billions of his and his friends’ dollars.
It looks like the outer space equivalent of a bounce house, but Bigelow's BEAM could make space travel cheaper and safer.
Lytro, whose cameras let you change focus after the fact, will offer a professional camera for movies and TV.
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