Once a lucrative exercise anyone could do, bitcoin mining has grown out of control, and governments are weighing what to do.
These findings may help us better understand how humans perceive our environment and make decisions based on sensory information.
Altruism may be influenced by other biological mechanisms outside of the brain.
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Berkeley scientists develop a technology that uses smartphones to help treat an infectious illness.
One researcher warns to stick with activities you enjoy.
Terrorism. Technological disruption. Globalization. Life in the 1870’s was wild. Harvard historian Maya Jasanoff on Joseph Conrad, his times, and ours.
The study may help us develop a new biomarker for obesity and even type 2 diabetes.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has announced a proposal to repeal net neutrality regulations set forth by the Obama administration in 2015.
The first in-body gene-editing experiment has just begun.
An Ivy League education without the Ivy League price tag.
Predatory journals are so busy scamming scholars that seven big ones appointed a dog posing as a PhD to review submissions.
Physicists propose a new kind of space structure that can allow information to escape from black holes.
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help stop the flow of plastics into our oceans.
The FDA has approved the first pill with an embedded ingestible sensor that can track when, or if, a patient takes their medication.
In ten years, everything could be very different... while on the surface being as recognizable as possible.
Caltech engineers create a stable ring of plasma in the air, a feat thought impossible.
This research is helping scientists overcome a fundamental machine learning problem.
An AI watchdog supported by Elon Musk releases a horrifying new film warning about the dangers of autonomous weapons in the near future.
As the effects of climate change threaten to render coastal regions around the world uninhabitable, one company is developing a stylish – and very expensive – solution.