Today’s medicines can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. The story of how two companies set prices for their costly new drugs suggests that the way we determine the value of such treatments will help decide the future of our health-care system.
Macaques in China are the first primates born with genomes engineered by precision gene-targeting methods.
MIT team achieves long-sought surface interactions.
Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, will work with Bill Gates to define new products.
African physicists build the first laser with a beam that can be controlled and shaped digitally.
Privacy advocates have warned for years about the kinds of surveillance revelations that were aired this week.
Bitcasa’s limitless storage service is a cool idea, but it needs work.
A startup called Siluria thinks it’s solved a mystery that has stymied huge oil companies for decades.
Small companies are showing that the technology we rely on can be redesigned to protect our data—and that consumers are interested.