Apple's SIM card that lets you switch wireless carriers on the fly could lead to cheaper communications.
Urban "Fingerprints" Finally Reveal the Similarities (and Differences) Between American and European Cities
Travelers have long noticed that some American cities “feel” more European than others. Now physicists have discovered a way to measure the “fingerprint” of a city that captures this sense.
With many areas around river mouths facing starker threats of severe flooding, researchers hope people around the world can benefit from sophisticated models and data.
Anecdotal reports suggest that autistic adults benefit from computer-based communication. Now the scientific evidence is building.
Network Theory Reveals The Hidden Link Between Trade And Military Alliances That Leads to Conflict-Free Stability
The first game-theoretical study of military alliances shows that they cannot alone lead to global stability.
A few carbon capture and sequestration projects are under way, but economics and politics are holding the technology back.
Most of the information on Wikipedia comes from a tiny proportion of users. Now social scientists are collecting data in a similar way, allowing participants to design surveys as they contribute.
The waste heat in cement production can drive technologies that can grab at least 30 percent of a plant’s carbon dioxide emissions.
Startup Alphabet Energy has its first product: what it says is the world’s largest thermoelectric generator.
If you've ever struggled to make sense of an information firehose, perhaps a 3-D printed model could help.