When he learned in 1995 that he had Alzheimer’s disease, William Utermohlen, an American artist living in London, immediately began work on an ambitious series of self-portraits.
As the world’s biggest exporter of corn diverts more and more of its crop to make fuel, it’s sending less to the global marketplace.
Giving tops $250 million
The fear that our devices are somehow altering our brains might seem exclusively modern. But in 1931, Technology Review published "Machine-Made Minds: The Psychological Effects of Modern Technology," in which John Bakeless explored how machines had transformed the very nature of human thought. Here's what he had to say:
Manufacturing, transporting, and constructing the world’s largest wind turbine represents a unique challenge.
Key moments in the rover's journey from NASA's JPL to the surface of the red planet.
The company’s 3,500 employees work in an environment that celebrates hacking and youthful exuberance.
A bioethicist wondered whether fertility technologies might lead to a new and "improved" Homo sapiens.
The solar-panel installer is replacing diesel engines in villages in India and other Asian countries.
A group led by Harvard academics hopes to compile a library of everything. One forward thinker from 1961 might have asked: What took you so long?