We have the technology to dramatically increase the independence of people with spinal-cord injuries. The problem is bringing it to market and keeping it there.
Rust nanoparticles could help treat arsenic-contaminated drinking wells.
Kentaro Toyama went to India with noble intentions for using technology to improve people’s lives. Now he’s wrestling with why the impact was so small.
With the addition of a huge medical records database—and the computing infrastructure to analyze it—Watson could help doctors make better use of clinical data.
A breakthrough process at the University of Pennsylvania reactivates moribund cells in the skin to restore a thick head of hair–and it may cure acne, too.
Precise and easy ways to rewrite human genes could finally provide the tools that researchers need to understand and cure some of our most deadly genetic diseases.
Routers on 600 buses and taxis allow free Internet access and collect data for city planners.
Startup Knightscope is preparing to roll out human-size robot patrols.