Online courses may not be changing colleges as their boosters claimed they would, but they can prove valuable in surprising ways.
The first commercial power plant to use carbon capture and sequestration shows the potential of a crucial technology.
Shanley Kane challenges the assumptions and practices of the tech industry.
Inexpensive oil could increase the pressure to reduce mandates for biofuels.
Years after his death, the former Apple CEO still wins patents.
The Same Name Puzzle: Twitter Users Are More Likely to Follow Others With The Same First Name But Nobody Knows Why
If you use social networks to follow other people who share your first name, you're not alone. The question is why.
Data mining the way we use words is revealing the linguistic earthquakes that constantly change our language.
Twitter data mining reveals surprising detail about socioeconomic indicators but at a fraction of the cost of traditional data-gathering methods, say computational sociologists.