As Google puts machine-learning software into more products, it must train it to behave more as humans expect.
Scientists are developing ways to edit the DNA of tomorrow’s children. Should they stop before it’s too late?
Can India modernize its manufacturing economy and supply electricity to its growing population without relying heavily on coal—and quite possibly destroying the global climate?
A new automated aerial vehicle uses an extremely thin wire tethered to the ground to transmit power and data.
The ability to power remote sensors and devices using Wi-Fi signals could be the enabling technology behind the Internet of things, say electrical engineers.
The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?
A surface that manipulates objects using mechanically controlled pins can put simple structures together.
Oil companies’ climate change policies may not have been criminal, but they were self-deceiving.
A novel electrochemical process sequesters carbon in the form of a versatile building material.
How one of the inventors of brain-computer interfaces ended up getting one himself.