America is driving gun sales on the dark web
According to a study by the RAND Corporation.
Hypersonic aircraft are more realistic thanks to a ceramic coating
Aircraft could survive extreme temperatures with relative ease.
Graphene sieves are a cheaper way of making saltwater drinkable
They could lead to a more effective and less energy-intensive desalination process.
Scientists prove it's possible to build a DNA computer
This decades-old theoretical concept is inching closer to reality.
Alt-week 9.29.12: 3D pictures of the moon, 4D clocks and laser-controlled worms
Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...
Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98
Astronomy just lost one of its vanguards, as Sir Bernard Lovell has died at 98. The UK-born scient...
Graphene heals itself, powers our dreams and nightmares
Slowly, but surely graphene is pushing our technological hopes, dreams and, yes, nightmares toward...
British researchers design a million-chip neural network 1/100 as complex as your brain
If you want some idea of the complexity of the human brain, consider this: a group of British univer...
Hedge fund using Twitter to predict stock prices, OK Cupid to meet girls
For some reason, we weren't surprised when Derwent Capital Markets announced plans to launch a hedg...