The identity of Bitcoin’s mysterious creator won’t matter much if the cryptocurrency remains permanently fractured.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
The number of people we can have meaningful contact with is limited by the size of our brains. Now this group seems to be subdivided into layers, say anthropologists.
AbbVie’s purchase of the cancer fighting startup backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund bodes well for biotech funding.
Google’s founders chose not to pen the company’s annual letter for the first time in 12 years, leaving investors in the dark about Alphabet’s moon shot strategies.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Feeling distracted and exhausted by constant connectivity? Maybe you need one more gadget.
A sophisticated scanning radar the size of a paperback book could let drones far from their pilots detect and avoid other aircraft.
Though politicians are increasingly willing to admit the planet is warming, they’re still reluctant to fund clean energy R&D.
Don’t bet against SpaceX’s ability to land a capsule on Mars. But colonization probably remains further off than it seems.