Manufactured materials could lead to breakthroughs in batteries, supercapacitors, and eventually carbon-capture systems.
With fresh funding from the Thiel Foundation, startup Medella is going up against Google and Microsoft to build a smart contact lens.
A researcher shows he can control a cash machine remotely or on the spot.
A new material that requires no electricity uses the universe as a heat sink—even when the sun is shining.
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.