Drones able to take water samples could be the first in a new wave of hands-on aerial robots.
Not everyone thinks Google’s attempt to reinvent the computer will work.
Astrophysicists believe that our galaxy must be filled with more dark matter than ordinary matter. Now astronomers say they can find no evidence of dark matter’s gravitational influence on the planets. What gives?
For years scientists searched fruitlessly for the causes of autism by looking for genes shared by families prone to the disorder. Now researchers taking a new approach have begun to unlock its secrets.
Five years in, Dwolla’s trying to make a dent in the payment processing business dominated by big names like Visa and MasterCard.
Researchers at IBM have made the first 3-D transistors using a promising new manufacturing approach.
A Columbia scientist and his startup think they have a plan to save the world. Now they have to convince the rest of us.
A new way to access Facebook securely and anonymously via the “dark Web” could provide a model for other sites.
Banks are using mobile technology to build better profiles of credit card customers that will be harder to fake—or shake off.
There’s a bitter fight over the patents for CRISPR, a breakthrough new form of DNA editing.