Investors see riches in a cryptography-enabled technology called smart contracts–but it could also offer much to criminals.
The idea that particular individuals drive history has long been discredited. Yet it persists in the tech industry, obscuring some of the fundamental factors in innovation.
A new kind of hard drive available next year will be able to move your data many times faster than the best today.
Despite a recent victory, environmental groups have had little luck slowing the boom in new natural-gas power plants.
Cosmologists use the mathematical properties of eternity to show that although universe may last forever, it must have had a beginning
Researchers seek breakthroughs for a technology designed to make solar more efficient.
Light sails are a promising way of exploring star systems. If other civilizations use them, these sails should be visible from Earth, say astrophysicists.
Mainframe computers have handled our most precious data since the 1960s, but they’re being put online without adequate security.
A biotech company believes it can create the first effective T-cell vaccines. If it is right, it would redefine infectious medicine.