Technology has grown at a substantial rate over the past decade, placing increasing pressure onto tech companies to keep...

In a tiny room in the sub-basement of MIT’s Building 66 sits a customized, super-resolution microscope that makes it...

HBO
Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan On July 16, viewers around the world will eagerly tune into the premiere of the...

By David Trilling  Smartphones have appropriated a prized place in our pockets faster than anyone could have imagined 10 years ago,...

electric vehicles
Jim Saker, Loughborough University The announcement from Volvo that all of its new models from 2019 will include an element...

smartphone
Nicholas Bowman, West Virginia University If a few concerned parents have their way, Colorado will be among the first states...

Stephen Benedict Dyson, University of Connecticut It emerged early this morning: a few seconds of grainy footage showing U.S. President...

Christopher Tienken, Seton Hall University Every year, policymakers across the U.S. make life-changing decisions based on the results of standardized...

It has long been assumed that your period affects your brain's performance. A new study set out to determine...

fireworks
Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University In the eyes of many Americans, the Fourth of July is a day...

Science fiction is full of fanciful devices that allow light to interact forcefully with matter, from light sabers to...

Republicans
Bethany Moslen/shutterstock.com Shawn Parry-Giles, University of Maryland and David Kaufer, Carnegie Mellon University During the 2016 Republican presidential primary, The Washington...

Leah Platt Boustan, Princeton University; Maria Lucia Yanguas, University of California, Los Angeles; Matthew Kahn, University of Southern California...

homeless homes
Susan Fraiman, University of Virginia The number of people facing housing insecurity, already on the rise, began to climb more...

Neural networks, which learn to perform computational tasks by analyzing large sets of training data, are responsible for today’s...

, Monmouth University and Erin Hughes, Villanova University When Joan Holloway – the bombshell office worker on the show “Mad...

Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University When the iPhone emerged in 2007, it came with all the promise and pomp...

Many cognitive processes, such as decision-making, take place within seconds or minutes. Neuroscientists have longed to capture neuron activity...

black holes
Using the supersharp radio "vision" of the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), astronomers have made the...

Kui Xie, The Ohio State University and Nicole Luthy, The Ohio State University For decades, textbooks were seen as the...