Simple devices that can link up via Wi-Fi but don’t need batteries could make it easier to spread computing throughout your home.
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.
The fact that China hasn’t approved any commercial GMO planting since 2009 reflects public fears.
A prototype sensor saves power by using transistors that never fully turn “on.”
Why Zipcar’s technology and car-sharing business model have caught the attention of the big players.
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.