Alarmist and polarized rhetoric is distorting important new findings about the risks and benefits of children’s use of the Internet.
Stanford neuroscientist Bill Newsome wants to implant an electrode in his brain to better understand human consciousness.
Hybrid vehicles operating in an unusual environment are lifting the prospects of fuel cells.
Researchers tap cell phones to keep citizens informed in times of disaster.
Encryption products that use the principles of quantum mechanics are becoming more accessible to companies and government agencies.
Anthropologist Mizuko Ito studies Japan’s mobile-phone culture and warns against extrapolating from Japan’s tech development.
Oil companies are, to the chagrin of environmentalists, mining a rich source of bitumen in Canada.