After more than a decade of disappointment, powerful new drugs based on a Nobel-winning idea are getting closer to the market.
The Department of Energy will help startups navigate the testing and licensing process—but some nuclear entrepreneurs doubt it will be enough.
The discovery of a stable form of one-dimensional diamond has scientists racing to understand its properties. The first signs are that diamond nanothread will be more versatile than anyone expected.
A wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts.
A California company may have figured out how to use genetic engineering to make extremely versatile fibers the way spiders can.
Many schools aren’t teaching typing anymore because they figure students already are proficient at using keyboards. That’s a wasted opportunity.
Philosopher Eric Schwitzgebel argues that conscious machines would deserve special moral consideration akin to our own children.
A new way to access Facebook securely and anonymously via the “dark Web” could provide a model for other sites.
A survey finds that consumers are not eager to give health information to Google, Apple, or Microsoft, but Facebook fared worst of all.