Thom Leavy
at 10:14 AM Jul 27 2016

Audiophiles and renewable energy wonks, rejoice. Arachnophobes, brace yourselves: recent studies published in Nature Materials may lead to spider silk inspired materials to manipulate sound and heat much as semiconductors manipulate electrons, according to Phys.org.

Corey Mueller
at 09:34 AM Jul 26 2016

Today, Google announced a new open source project for what it deems "a key element for an immersive virtual reality experience": spatial audio. In other words, placing sound where it should be in three-dimensional space.

Scott Brown
at 12:12 PM Jul 11 2016

The Minnesota police may have been the real reason behind the removal of the Facebook Live video of Philando Castile's death on Wednesday, according to UK news site The Register.

Corey Mueller
at 10:42 AM Jul 6 2016

Express yourself! Or at least feel free to do it online, knowing that the UN Human Rights Council now backs your right to do so.

Dave Gershgorn
at 08:59 AM Jul 4 2016

In the future, what language you speak won't matter. That's what Facebook wants to believe anyway—the company has been working for years to master automatic, comprehensive translation of all the content on the site, so you can appreciate every Facebook post regardless of language.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 11:51 AM Jul 1 2016

It's hard to stay connected while in the joint.

Ryan F. Mandelbaum
at 10:12 AM Jun 29 2016

We write lots about virtual reality here at Popular Science. We don't often talk about one of its biggest drawbacks, though: virtual reality sickness. Like motion sickness, but you're not really moving. How can I explore a virtual world when I have to vomit after ten minutes?

 
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