As we look at the technological advancements that lay ahead in the coming year, we’re faced with a time-honored question: at what cost?
A recent study into the increasing volume of scientific and technological publications in recent years has observed what a team of researchers is calling a decline in “disruptive” innovation.
A new app empowers Brazilian residents and tourists alike by providing them with up-to-the-minute information on where crimes are occurring.
Actor Harrison Ford will be time-traveling back to 1944 to fight Nazis with the help of anti-aging technology in the fifth installment of the Indiana Jones film series.
NASA's Watts on the Moon Challenge has reached the next level of Phase 2, as seven companies are now moving forward with innovative designs.
Physicists with the Georgia Institute of Technology say they have demonstrated how the phenomenon of turbulence can be better understood with a bit of help from fluid dynamics.
Despite alarmist headlines in recent news, neural networks are not conscious. Here is what AI experts are really saying.
Climate change is going to kill us, but some have been working to fix it. The Debrief tackles the top 4 inventions that will save humanity.
Melange, or 'spice,' the drug everyone is obsessed with in the new sci-fi epic Dune, was inspired by magic mushrooms.
The history of war is tied to that of science, and gunpowder is an essential part of our development. What if it wasn't?
Perttu Polonen makes a case for an approach to child education that will be critical to preparing them for a marketplace defined by change.
It's a crappy situation, but scientists say we can solve the climate crisis by harvesting biomass from our waste to feed and fuel the world.
Researchers with Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a "tractor beam" using sound waves to manipulate objects without actually coming into contact with them.
Supersoldiers are a common sight in sci-fi, but some very real tech developments may be changing science fiction into science fact.
This new wearable technology is able to generate power even when users are asleep, taking the idea of "power napping" to a whole new level.
Are supercentenarians on the rise? A new study examines the likelihood that medical advances and other developments in the sciences could contribute to longer lifespans by the year 2100.
A group of Finnish researchers have built a simple device that can allow humans to hear in the ultrasonic range.
Researchers are looking at turning an entire range of materials into Thermoelectric Devices where everyday items can be powered by your body.
Researchers from MIT have developed a way to alter the color of objects coated with "programmable matter" using only a simple flash of light.
By 2030, a quantum internet may be needed in order to keep digital communication safe from quantum computers.
Businesses and employers will begin turning to virtual reality in employment training and it may stave off a future labor crisis.
This new compostable plastic can break down with just a little heat and water, and this technology may end the reign of 'forever plastics.'
A new engine uses plasma propulsion to generate thrust, making crewed missions to distant planets significantly more manageable and cheaper.
Researchers developed brain implants and AI-controlled limbs that allowed a quadriplegic man to feed himself using his thoughts.
DARPA is developing night-vision technology that uses a single lens making a set of goggles no bigger than a pair of glasses.
Boston Dynamics dropped a viral video recently featuring their various robots dance to The Contours' "Do You Love Me." It is pretty awesome.
Welcome to this festive holiday 2020 edition of THE INTELLIGENCE BRIEF newsletter.
Welcome to this inaugural edition of The Intelligence Brief, where we’ll be taking a look at what’s happening in the sciences, as well as new trends in technology, defense, and other topics we’re covering at The Debrief.