You might have seen this week that there’s a campaign regarding the future of the internet. Its chief proponents? NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, inventor of the web Tim Berners-Lee, journalist Glenn Greenwald and privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian.
A new robotic fish can change direction almost as rapidly as a real fish.
The unprecedented rise of social media in recent years has had a huge impact on society. Now, studies have revealed some negative aspects of the websites, such as behavioral and emotional effects on social media users.
U.S. scientists said on Thursday they have devised a potentially easier, cheaper and cleaner way to turn natural gas into usable fuels and chemicals - a discovery which could lead to natural gas products displacing oil products in the future.
February saw London host the Third Citizen Cyberscience Summit, a three-day event dedicated to the expanding field of citizen science.
Innovation must cut across all sectors, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso told the Innovation Convention 2014, an event organised by the EU to enable people to discuss new ideas.
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are a new form of electronic money independent of traditional banking, with the bitcoins that started circulating in 2009 becoming the most prominent of several such fledgling digital currencies.
For most of us, music is emotional. In other words, we can't help but listen to a classic without shedding a tear or wanting to dance in place. Yet for some, this simply doesn't happen. There's just no feeling attached to the beat or lyrics of their favorite song.
Boston Medical Center has conducted a study examining parental mobile phone use while out at a restaurant eating with their children. The results suggest that the focus on cellular devices is inhibiting healthy family interactions with children.
A challenge for university researchers is to make the best use of any funding on their projects and anything that can save money should be welcomed.
In the last 12 months more than 13,000 people have run simulations and 309,000 have made use of tutorials, lectures, or seminars at nanoHUB.org, a science and engineering gateway made up of community-contributed resources.
EU scientists have found that the new car coolant at the centre of a dispute that has pitched regulators against Germany and its luxury carmaker Daimler does not pose any serious safety risks, the European Commission said on Friday.