New research has provided a rare academic lens to the conversation on how to best scale bitcoin's technology for more users.
A group of universities in China are teaming up to research blockchain technology and its potential impact on financial fraud.
A thriving bitcoin community emerged at MIT after two students put together a $500,000 bitcoin distribution project.
Researchers have proposed a new process for keeping transactions confidential over public blockchains.
An inside look at Cornell University's IC3 lab, which has numerous projects centered on researching and boosting cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
Scotland's University of Edinburgh is partnering with blockchain startup IOHK on a new research lab dedicated to the technology.
Researchers have laid out a framework for a payment system they claim would be even faster than bitcoin's Lightning Network.
Academics still aren't sure why bitcoin is so robust, but one Cornell professor has made it her mission to find out.
The inaugural issue of peer-reviewed cryptocurrency and blockchain research journal Ledger is now available.