A treatment based on embryonic stem cells clears a key safety hurdle and might help restore vision.
Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
Stanford researchers are building a light field stereoscope in hopes of making it easier to add realistic focus cues to virtual reality.
Machines have shown some impressive flashes of intelligence in recent years. Do we need to start teaching them right from wrong?
The Supreme Court’s ruling on mercury and other toxins could help the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
To prevent breaches companies must strictly control which employees can access sensitive data.
Researchers say Google’s ad-targeting system sometimes makes troubling decisions based on data about gender and other personal characteristics.
Besides upending an entire sector of employment, self-driving taxis could have significant environmental benefits.
My virtual helper can be surprisingly lifelike, but she’s obsessed with meetings.