Tiny robots can operate on single cells and assemble microelectronics – and could lead to cheap nanoscale manufacturing.
Dedicated electronic frames are gaining in power and coming down in price.
Researchers are developing smart “nanocarriers” for drug delivery and diagnostics.
A widely used Web development framework is said to be riddled with security holes.
A computer model of the brain has learned to detect and classify objects.
A new laser design helps create usable terahertz radiation, which penetrates common materials but doesn’t harm tissue.
Intel has announced its next generation of chip: with more than one billion transistors.
Affordable HD-DVD players are one potential payoff from a simpler process for making semiconductor lasers.
As governments dither about greenhouse gases, billionaire Richard Branson offers a reward for removing excess carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere.
A UC Berkeley study has found that a chemical in a man’s sweat can trigger the hormones that sexually arouse women.