A research team finds that gene editing isn’t yet reliable enough to engineer the human species.
A new way to determine 3-D structures from 2-D images is set to speed up protein structure discovery by a factor of 100,000.
The secretary for homeland security and the president’s cybersecurity advisor echo the NSA and FBI’s concerns about encryption.
The results of the latest analysis are not entirely reassuring.
The Media Lab’s Neri Oxman, PhD ’10, wants designers not just to dream up new products but to change the way they’re made.
Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.
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.
Plant scientists can swiftly modify crops in ways that would take years with conventional breeding.
Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.