New diagnostics can find the DNA that drives a tumor, but evidence that they help patients is missing.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
Some people are more susceptible to conspiracy theories than others, say computational social scientists who have studied how false ideas jump the “credulity barrier” on Facebook.
To rescue its struggling business, Hewlett-Packard is making a long-shot bid to change the fundamentals of how computers work.
A California factory recently built by Japanese-German firm DMG Mori Seiki makes the case for the future of U.S. advanced manufacturing.
Artificial-intelligence researchers have made vast strides recently in matching various human capabilities. But for the moment, humor looks beyond their reach.
Manufactured materials could lead to breakthroughs in batteries, supercapacitors, and eventually carbon-capture systems.
A new material that requires no electricity uses the universe as a heat sink—even when the sun is shining.
Part-window, part-touch screen. Cue the Minority Report references.