The Fukushima disaster led Japan to shut down nuclear power plants, but three years of rising costs and carbon dioxide emissions are forcing it to reverse course.
Craig Venter’s new company wants to improve human longevity by creating the world’s largest, most comprehensive database of genetic and physiological information.
A new nerve interface gives a sense of touch to a prosthetic limb.
Engineers have built a powerful microscopic engine that relies on the combustion of hydrogen and oxygen. One problem: nobody knows how it works.
At Mobile World Congress, Nokia marries an Android OS with Microsoft services; while Yotaphone adds full-touch E-Ink displays to dual-screen phone.
A low-cost microscope made from folded paper and a cheap lens could revolutionize education and health care in the developing world.
A new study says methane leaks make natural gas trucks worse than diesel powered ones.
WebTV’s creator thinks his forthcoming wireless technology will give us faster, better mobile Internet access.
Google’s Android boss says a wearable SDK is coming. Here’s hoping it will be more popular than Glass.
Compiling a giant database of all the facts in the world could help Google’s future products understand you better.