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A Health-Tracking App You Might Actually Stick With

Researchers built a mobile health app that tracks your activity and eating habits so it can nudge you with goals that fit your routine.

Computing

Amazon Lays Out Its Vision for a Sky Thronging with Delivery Drones

To get its drone delivery service off the ground, Amazon must convince regulators to adopt its ideas for drone traffic control.

Mobile

A Sensor for Logging People Traffic at the Gym or Café

Startup Density says its Internet-connected sensors can make it simple to count people all over your city.

Energy

With Nuclear Deal, India Looks to Iran for Natural Gas

Technology and geopolitics are driving ambitious deep-sea projects to provide clean energy to parts of the world that desperately need it.

Biomedicine

Making Pig Fat into a Laser

Researchers have created self-contained cellular biolasers.

Energy

China Will Soon Leapfrog Traditional Leaders in Nuclear Power

China generates only about 2 percent of its total electricity using nuclear power, but it is adding new reactors much faster than any other country.

Business

The Connected Classroom

Online learning comes into the classroom.

Business

The Believer: Duke’s Sally Kornbluth

Duke’s provost says there’s no question that students are getting value from online learning.

Business

The Skeptic: Stanford’s John Hennessy

Stanford’s president questions whether online learning can match traditional instruction in motivating students.

Biomedicine

Tech for Teachers

Our list of some of the most interesting offerings in the booming online education market.