As cost overruns and delays plague the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, fusion startups are raising more capital.
A submersible robot used to explore a 17th-century shipwreck shows how humans and machines might collaborate in other settings.
Facebook’s popular messaging app was shut down by a judge in Brazil after improved encryption irked investigators.
Spider silk has the ability to resolve features smaller than any ordinary microscope can see, say materials scientists.
IBM believes it can demonstrate an experimental chip that will prove the power of quantum computers in just a few years.
A software project has humans collaborating with robots to sort trash.
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.