For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.
The payment processing company looks to expand its capabilities by buying a startup that focuses on letting users collect payments from friends.
A lot can change in a year, but how much can change in a century and a half? A BBC Future infographic theorizes on a few logical advancements that could come about as civilization marches toward the year 2150.
A student with muscular dystrophy could not open his own school locker, so two robotics students stepped up to build an automated opener to give him a hand.
A new peer-to-peer search engine called YaCy is going up against Google.
A new study shows that when users' friends click Facebook's "I Voted" button, they're more likely to do the same. In 2010, this message reportedly brought 300,000 more voters to the polls.
World Wide Web Consortium plans to develop standards to enable direct peer-to-peer communications between browsers, without the need to go through centralized servers.
Using an imaging technique similar to a CAT scan, researchers are able to build a kind of whole-cell portrait.
Lending Club: How lending your neighbor money for his flower shop can become part of your investment strategy.
Microsoft Office 2010 is a breath away from hitting the shelves--and likely your computer. See what's inside this ubiquitous productivity suite.