As climate change accelerates, a handful of scientists are eager to move ahead with experiments testing ways to counteract warming artificially. Their reasoning: we just might get desperate enough to use this technology one day.
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A new device that’s powered by sunlight could help solve water scarcity problems.
Scientists want to test plans for a transportable molten-salt reactor by piggybacking on their existing nuclear facility.
The company, backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, revised inflated assertions about its advanced reactor design after growing concerns prompted an MIT review.
Researchers are making mobile software that could let you rely on eye movements to play games (or do other things).
For the first time, researchers have used existing manufacturing technology to make a complex processor that uses energy-efficient optical connections.
A smartphone may be able to measure your heart and breathing rates, even if you’re not directly touching it, researchers say.
Scientists predict an explosion of new genome-editing methods.
Retailers can now use software to track one person across multiple surveillance cameras, possibly helping them improve store layouts.
The focus of research on fusion power has moved from big government programs to startups with novel designs.