Researchers examine how Uber steers its drivers’ behavior with its automated management system, despite its promise of being “your own boss.”
The nonprofit behind Wikipedia is turning to machine learning to combat a long-standing decline in the number of editors.
In the absence of energy storage, solar energy can’t grow without decreasing its own value.
Brain control becomes a more practical way to control robots when the machines can do some things for themselves.
A climate scientist argues that it should no longer be acceptable to dump carbon dioxide in the sky.
Take some of the stress out of holiday shopping with our guide to some of the coolest tech gifts you can buy (even if you’re feeling cheap).
A global meeting in Washington, D.C., isn’t just about whether or not we should alter our species with CRISPR. It’s about how we can pull it off.
Augury’s gadget and iPhone app pay attention to ultrasonic sounds and vibrations to figure out what’s wrong with air conditioners and other big machines.
Some patients are bringing troves of fitness-tracker data to their checkups, but the doctor might not find it all that helpful.
Designers of a “selfish” gene able to spread among mosquitoes say it could wipe out malaria, but the scientific community is at odds over whether or not we should do it.