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.
A coal plant in Saskatchewan will capture most of its carbon pollution—and use it to extract oil from the ground.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
The PayPal cofounder has a new mobile app to help couples get pregnant.
A new company launched by Google will seek to extend human life spans.
A carbon nanotube computer processor is comparable to a chip from the early 1970s, and may be the first step beyond silicon electronics.
Ferroelectric materials could take computing beyond digital logic.
The MIT Science Fiction Society has an admirable collection of quirks.
Carbon emissions have been trending downward, but not quickly enough to offset fluctuations in weather patterns.