Climate change will make it increasingly difficult to feed the world. Biotech crops will have an essential role in ensuring that there’s enough to eat.
Not only does student participation decline dramatically throughout the new generation of web-based courses but the involvement of teachers in online discussions makes it worse.
Genetically modified crops will allow farming practices closer to the ideals of the organic movement.
Electric vehicle range drops in cold weather, and technological solutions are years away.
The wires that ferry electronic data across microchips are too power hungry for future microchips. But photons can now do the job instead thanks to a new generation of ultralow power optical interconnects.
Revelations about NSA surveillance have prompted Yahoo, Microsoft, and other companies to deploy long-overdue security improvements.
In the world of corporate finance, solar, wind and biomass technologies may be on the verge of crossing a key threshold.
Does humanity’s tightening grip on the fate of nature portend new sources of global conflict?
Tesla Motors is pushing the limits of charging technology to make electric vehicles as practical as gas-powered cars.