A new fuel rod design will be tested in a full-size reactor, but some worry it could bring fresh safety problems.
How reporters tracked down a reclusive California physicist and programmer.
Mobility data from an African mobile-phone carrier could help researchers recommend where to focus health-care efforts.
Baidu is a fixture of online life in China, but it wants to become a global power. Can one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence researchers help it challenge Silicon Valley’s biggest companies?
General Atomics has applied for DOE funds to commercialize a nuclear reactor that could lower electricity costs by 40 percent.
A researcher shows he can control a cash machine remotely or on the spot.
Criminals are increasingly using the internet to turn dirty money into a spotless shade of green. Now a report written for the United Nations lifts the lid on many of these increasingly popular techniques.
Can we trust an Internet that’s become a weapon of governments?
Hard-drive maker HGST has tamed the manufacturing challenges to bringing high-capacity, energy-efficient helium-filled drives to market.