Brain scans, blood samples, and other diagnostic tests could one day direct doctors to the best treatments for depression patients and uncover the biological basis of the condition.
Flexible, efficient solar cells will make solar power cheaper.
Progress is finally being made on the next version of the open programming standard that originally made the Web blossom.
The new standard will make Web apps more powerful and less buggy.
Google X’s project to study human health is no Apollo 11.
Gene research and Silicon Valley-style computing are starting to merge.
The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?
Social bots are sending a significant amount of information through the Twittersphere. Now there’s a tool to help identify them.
Psychologists have always puzzled over why people in Sweden were slower to start smoking and slower to stop. Now a group of mathematicians have worked out why.