By studying the network of links between Indian recipes, computer scientists have discovered that the presence of certain spices makes a meal much less likely to contain ingredients with flavors in common.
An Obama initiative seeks to channel a torrent of gene information into treatments for cancer, other diseases.
Swiss researchers allow rats to walk again with a rubbery electronic implant.
Researchers are developing technology that can adjust an image on a display so you can see it clearly without corrective lenses.
Software that turns data into written text could help us make sense of a coming tsunami of data.
A true AI might ruin the world—but that assumes it’s possible at all.
Fast DNA-sequencing machines are leading to simple blood tests for cancer.
A promising advance that came to nothing suggests what it will take to make cheap batteries for electric cars.
Data mining Wikipedia people reveals some surprising differences in the way eastern and western cultures identify important figures in history, say computational anthropologists.