• Hot Solar Cells

    Sep 17, 2018

    Hot Solar Cells

    By converting heat to focused beams of light, a new solar device could create cheap and continuous power.

  • NobelEconomics

    Sep 14, 2018

    Nobel Prize in Economics: 1969 - Present

    Economics wasn't on the original list of prizes envisioned by Alfred Nobel. In 1968, Sweden's central bank, Sveriges Riksbank, donated money to the Nobel Foundation to extend a prize to economists. In 1969, the first Sveriges Riksbank...

  • SamsungGalaxyS10

    Sep 12, 2018

    Samsung Suddenly 'Confirms' Radical Galaxy S10 Smartphones

    While Samsung's potentially game-changing new smartphone faces mounting problems, for the Galaxy S10 it's smooth sailing.

  • Math2

    Sep 10, 2018

    Mathematician Claims He Solved 160-Year-Old Math Problem

    An unsolved 160-year-old math problem may finally have a solution, but critics are wary.

  • PaymentFacial

    Sep 7, 2018

    Paying with Your Face

    Face-detecting systems in China now authorize payments, provide access to facilities, and track down criminals. Will other countries follow?

  • instagram

    Sep 5, 2018

    Instagram's co-founders exit social network

    Kevin Systrom, Instagram's chief executive, and Mike Krieger, its chief technology officer, have resigned and plan to leave in the coming weeks. In a statement, Systrom said he and Krieger are "grateful" for their time at Instagram...

  • Otto

    Sep 3, 2018

    Self-Driving Trucks

    Tractor-trailers without a human at the wheel will soon barrel onto highways near you. What will this mean for the nation's 1.7 million truck drivers?

  • red-blood-cells

    Aug 29, 2018

    The Cell Atlas

    In 1665, Robert Hooke peered down his microscope at a piece of cork and discovered little boxes that reminded him of rooms in a monastery. Being the first scientist to describe cells, Hooke would be amazed by biology's next mega-project:...