A study of 1.4 million computer programmers on GitHub suggests that women are better coders but face a persistent gender bias.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
Is the solar industry’s boom for real, or is it being propped up by hefty government subsidies?
Measuring well-being in the developing world is a difficult task. Now network theorists have discovered a number of proxies for health and wealth that are much easier to measure instead.
After a rough 2015 and disappointing growth figures announced this week, the case is being made that Twitter should aim lower.
Researchers have found ripples in the fabric of the cosmos that confirm a prediction of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Jeff Huber’s wife died of colon cancer. As the head of Grail, he is on a mission to develop a kind of blood test that could have saved her.
A letter to Google from the NHTSA, which regulates American roadways, clears a significant hurdle to getting driverless cars on the road.
With Here earbuds from Doppler Labs, you’re in control of your aural environment, and it’s pretty sweet.