Despite the outcry over government and corporate snooping, some people allow themselves be monitored for money or rewards.
A novel manufacturing method could make it practical to stack solar cells and convert more of the energy in sunlight into electricity.
As the world grows hungrier for animal protein, insects could be the new way to feed livestock.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
MIT’s STE@M is developing next-generation sporting equipment, from fishing reels and kiteboards to skis for disabled athletes.
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Security flaws in a system of networked stoplights point to looming problems with an increasingly connected infrastructure.
China is betting long-term on unconventional gas, but it is running into problems developing its vast shale resources.