The FDA ordered 23andMe to stop selling its health tests. But for the intrepid, genome knowledge is still available.
Health-care organizations often store medical records and other information insecurely.
Google’s ambitious book-scanning program is foundering in the courts. Now a Harvard-led group is launching its own sweeping effort to put our literary heritage online. Will the Ivy League succeed where Silicon Valley failed?
A new method for growing human brain cells could unlock the mysteries of dementia, mental illness, and other neurological disorders.
A startup is betting more than half a billion dollars that it will dazzle you with its approach to creating 3-D imagery.
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Connected home devices such as thermostats, lamps, and blinds could be easier to manage if they responded to voice commands.
Roost’s batteries will let smoke alarms send alerts via smartphone, and may bring other battery-powered devices online, too.
A chip that tracks how a police officer’s gun is being used could prove useful in investigations and court cases.
A startup called Gyroscope wants to build you a personal website that’s automatically updated with your own data.