Researchers have figured out how to use a 3-D printer to make plastic hair of varying thicknesses for things like toys and brushes.
Online versions of college courses are attracting hundreds of thousands of students, millions of dollars in funding, and accolades from university administrators. Is this a fad, or is higher education about to get the overhaul it needs?
The Islamic State is an Internet phenomenon as much as a military one. Counteracting it will require better tactics on the battlefield of social media.
An Obama initiative seeks to channel a torrent of gene information into treatments for cancer, other diseases.
A mechanical engineer has decided to stand up for bras that stay up using space-age materials science.
Dreams of a commercial drone industry in the U.S. could rest on safety trials starting next week.
A shelf-scanning bot called Tally will help make sure everything is in its place in supermarkets and other retail outlets.
A new kit called Amino promises home-brew bioengineering for less than the price of a MacBook.
Wladimir Palant, Adblock Plus, and the (profitable) war against unacceptable ads.