Sep 17, 2018
Hot Solar Cells
By converting heat to focused beams of light, a new solar device could create cheap and continuous power.
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...
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.
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.
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?
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...
Sep 3, 2018
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?
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:...