Leaving your air conditioner on full blast all day might soon come with a little less guilt, thanks to an alloy developed by the University of Maryland. The "thermally elastic" material could allow air conditioners to run 175% more efficiently.
Digitization of medical records is one of Obama's most prominent talking points: he claims modernizing records will save lives and billions of dollars at the same time. But some doctors aren't taken with the idea.
A gathering of economists from Georgetown and Columbia Universities discussed the employment repercussions of the proposed expansion of rural broadband access, and turns out many think increased broadband access will actually reduce employment. What?