Startup FastSoft could speed up the transfer of video and voice files over the Internet.
Former surgeon general Richard Carmona is telling us what we already know: that the Bush administration has, from the beginning, put ideology ahead of science.
An innovative high-tech prosthetic hand offers individually controlled fingers and a more realistic touch.
We are most likely to discover bizarre and unexpected new life-forms on other planets by studying extreme environments and organisms on Earth.
Researchers are testing ways to let people listen to gadget menu options instead of looking at them.
New facial-recognition software features a test that can root out fraudsters trying to pass off a photograph as a real person.
A study of seven illnesses, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, identifies new candidate genes.