A research team finds that gene editing isn’t yet reliable enough to engineer the human species.
New micro-satellite technology is enabling satellite Internet services that could reach billions of new users.
A group of leading technologists, economists, and investors propose a new approach to help us adapt to new technologies.
Intelligence and law enforcement agencies will have to appeal to a special court on a case-by-case basis for phone data, but it’s not likely to harm security.
And there’s a 50:50 chance of a Three Mile Island-scale disaster in the next 10 years, according to the largest statistical analysis of nuclear accidents ever undertaken.
A cheaper fuel cell could provide affordable power for microgrids.
Users of mobile devices powered by Android are set to get a lot more help from Google’s artificial-intelligence algorithms.
An upgrade to the Roadster extends its range and shows how far battery technology has come.
Economists have never been able to study the economic shock of mass layoffs on the scale of towns, villages, and households. But anonymized mobile phone data is changing that.
Robots can now keep moving after an injury without human intervention.