Knowing how the brain deals with other people could lead to smarter computers.
Microsoft is investing in quantum physics research that could lead to a whole new kind of computer.
Many leading apps consume too much data to be viable in parts of the world where data is expensive, says Facebook.
Innovations and ideas fueling our connected world.
The workhorse of conventional solar power, silicon solar cells, could soon be cheap and efficient enough to beat fossil fuels.
With the invention of optogenetics and other technologies, researchers can investigate the source of emotions, memory, and consciousness for the first time.
Once the realm of philosophy, neuroscience has taken the lead in the search to find the true nature of the human mind.
Rethinking smartphone software and battery design could make it possible for your handset to last much longer between charges.
As electronics get more personal, some fixtures of earlier eras of computing may feel inappropriate.
Software meant to help people interpret emotions will soon be available in several apps.