Sorry, smug technophiles, biology is a lot messier than even the most poorly optimized code.
Researchers in Peru have a new way to capture electricity from plants and bacteria to help rainforest communities.
If civilizations can’t grow exponentially, that might explain why we don’t see any signs of ET.
Designers of a “selfish” gene able to spread among mosquitoes say it could wipe out malaria, but the scientific community is at odds over whether or not we should do it.
A new design for a molten-salt reactor could make nuclear power safer and more economical.
Some patients are bringing troves of fitness-tracker data to their checkups, but the doctor might not find it all that helpful.
Heading into the latest round of international climate negotiations, renewed optimism around country emissions pledges is clouded by still-gloomy warming forecasts.
Researchers say they could build a prototype of a molten-salt reactor, a safer, cleaner option for nuclear power, in 10 years.
A hedge fund manager aims to solve the funding problems facing early-stage biomedical research.