A robotic sub sets a distance record while recording a trove of data
The wave-powered sub Papa Mau not only set a record while crossing the Pacific Ocean autonomously, it also studied rogue waves and other marine phenomena invisible to eyes in the sky
The Wisdom of the Hive: Is the Web a Threat to Creativity and Cultural Values? One Cyber Pioneer Thinks So
Jaron Lanier rails against the social trends being fostered by the Internet--in particular its power to stifle creativity and grant anonymity as well as encourage groupthink and a lynch-mob mentality
An emerging technique to help troubled teens combines role-play in computer-generated environments with talk therapy
Should there be nuclear-powered planes to save the environment? Engineers reconsider a Cold War–era proposal scrapped decades ago
Why showing up a peer is more satisfying than succeeding alone
The answer is surprisingly elusive--and the subject of intense debate
High brain activity in people affected by the tragedy could lead to later health problems
New Go algorithm aims to depose humans
The results have implications far beyond sleep disorders.
It is unwise to allow children to be exposed to toxic chemicals while awaiting final proof.
Two books look for answers in the lives of a few who succeeded