Once a lucrative exercise anyone could do, bitcoin mining has grown out of control, and governments are weighing what to do.
A 1947 U.N. resolution called for Jerusalem to be an international city.
But could hackers abscond with your genetic information?
This discovery may also help us develop novel drugs for Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, and ADHD.
AI has identified six new dolphin clicks we never knew existed.
A team of researchers reverses the arrow of time in quantum experiments.
The case of a 7-year-old Australian boy who was supposed to lose sight at two weeks old but can still see has stunned scientists.
Another scintillating installment of Comment of the Week is here. Did you make the cut?
Researchers create a new form of matter, first theorized 50 years ago.
The first component of a planned “space kingdom” has been launched into orbit.
How did Lego survive a near-total financial ruin? Why is Lyft way more popular that Uber amongst drivers? And how did Marvel gain a second wind some 60 years after it was founded?
Optical computers would be extremely fast, more energy efficient, and could store far more information than electronic ones.
How far back in time would you need to travel to find a common human ancestor of people living today? The answer is surprisingly recent.
UC Berkeley researchers create a robot that learns by playing and can predict the future of its actions.
Knowing how fat responds to when we eat could lead to better weight loss programs.
If you've ever wondered which part of physics covers which part of space, fret no more. Here is an awesome map that lays it all out.
This polymath's papers—full of personal and scientific revelations—have joined the World Register.
A groundbreaking experiment proves a key tenet of Einstein's theory of gravity.
This usually occurs inside the hottest places in the universe, such as in the heart of a supernova.
This could change everything we know about gravity and universal expansion.
A report on the effects of global automation highlights the dramatic changes over the next 13 years.