A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results.
What do the latest technologies to flop, fizzle, and flame out tell us about innovation?
A new microfluidic device lets scientists identify a powerful drug from nature.
Simple devices that can link up via Wi-Fi but don’t need batteries could make it easier to spread computing throughout your home.
3M’s new silver nanowire films could lead to large, interactive, and ultimately flexible displays.
Revelations that the NSA has compromised hardware for surveillance highlights the vulnerability of computer systems to such attacks.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
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.
If large numbers of commercial drones are to take to the skies, they’ll need an air traffic control system.
Students anywhere are being offered free instruction online. What will that do to the trillion-dollar education business?