Plant scientists can swiftly modify crops in ways that would take years with conventional breeding.
Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.
A startup called Light uses a cluster of small camera modules to create top-notch photos. First stop: Your smartphone.
Intelligent dust particles embedded in the brain could form an entirely new form of brain-machine interface, say engineers
Researchers have found a way to augment ordinary silicon solar cells with a material called a perovskite.
Researchers have demonstrated a way to give concrete surfaces the ability to heal when small cracks appear, an advance that could allow bridges and other structures to last longer.
Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are experimenting with technology that lets smartphones use their LTE radio to connect directly to other devices up to 500 meters away.
Physicists have overlooked an obvious place to search for shell-like structures constructed around stars by advanced civilizations to capture their energy.
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.