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.
A treatment based on embryonic stem cells clears a key safety hurdle and might help restore vision.
Supercharge your immune cells to defeat cancer? Juno Therapeutics believes its treatments can do exactly that.
Uber’s collaboration with the University of Arizona could make laser mapping systems for cars cheaper and more practical.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on mercury and other toxins could help the effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
They’re finding useful information for legal cases on Facebook and Twitter.
Advertisers are increasingly using technology that targets users across multiple devices, and it’s working.