On-demand technologies and desktop publishing were supposed to revolutionize the book industry. The $100 laptop might trump everything.
Mapping and tagging information in real time will change how we interact with one another in real space–if we can access the Web.
Craig Venter sails his yacht around the world and returns with the genetic code for 6 million never-before-seen proteins.
New computer modeling software could make gridiron coaches rethink their decisions and look to science for guidance.
The administration tells scientists attending international meetings not to discuss polar bears, climate change, or sea ice.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is helping fund a SETI project that will distill space noise, better search for alien life, and help understand the cosmos.
Unusual combinations of existing drugs could improve treatments for a variety of diseases.