Peter Thiel says he’s trying to get entrepreneurs to go after bigger problems than the ones Silicon Valley is chasing.
A new study says the population could hit 12 billion by 2100, though it doesn’t take into account the effects of climate change, food shortages, disease, or conflict.
Can genome-editing technology revive the idea of genetically modified livestock?
A faster enzyme for turning CO2 into sugar is a key step toward much higher crop yields.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
Companies that use natural gas as a raw material find the U.S. an increasingly attractive place to be.
If you pay a “like farm” to generate likes for your Facebook pages, what do you get?
A FutureGen project in Illinois aimed at capturing carbon dioxide from a rebuilt coal power plant is threatened by a lawsuit and a deadline.
Motion, audio, and location data harvested from a smartphone can be analyzed to accurately predict stress or depression.