Even when autonomous vehicles are doing everything they’re supposed to, the drivers of nearby cars and trucks are still flawed, error-prone humans
Anyone who can understand tens, hundreds and thousands can develop habits and skills to accurately navigate millions, billions and trillions. Stay with me, especially if you’re math-averse...
Researchers have found that engineered sugarcane could yield more than 2,500 liters of bio-jet fuel per acre of land
We can explain the meaning of lyrics by looking at their component words and grammatical structure. But how do we explain the meaning of music?
Jobs are not created or lost because of a single technology, but because of the business models designed to leverage the power of the technology
Earth’s magnetic field protects life and satellites from the sun’s harmful radiation, but this effect is far from constant
To ensure the U.S. can trust the 2018 election results, officials and communities must prevent misuse of political power to mute citizens’ voices at the ballot box in antidemocratic ways...
The main way the disease works is to disrupt communication between neurons, the specialized cells that process and transmit electrical and chemical signals between regions of the brain
A new theory says it’s due to the first sexual conflict, which happens when the evolutionary interests of males and females do not coincide
Much of the necessary technology already exists
There are many concerns about the appropriate use of neuroscience in a criminal justice setting
Consumer technologies—whether user reviews and recommendations, social media or health care portals—involve logistical effort that means more administrative work at home.
Strandings of octopuses and other cephalopods are pretty rare and the exact truth of why this happened may never be known
The damage that the ransomware caused to Britain’s National Health Service was not a cybersecurity failure in the practicalities but a failure of cybersecurity management at the top level...
For some, the non-living were just another age group
A recent study has stoked concerns about flying bugs
Our bodies are honed to environmental light via a biological chain reaction
The gas battery’s history began with a brief note to chemist and physicist Michael Faraday at the Royal Institution
The issue transcends national borders and class boundaries to touch the lives of roughly 33 percent of all women worldwide
Part of the problem is that the federal government largely doesn’t support it