Computers are overdue for the fundamental changes they could soon get.
One way to combat climate change could be to release synthetic organisms that sequester carbon. How this can be done safely is a question bioengineers are now beginning to address.
New genetic tools can do tremendous good—if we use them carefully.
And there’s a 50:50 chance of a Three Mile Island-scale disaster in the next 10 years, according to the largest statistical analysis of nuclear accidents ever undertaken.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
How smart energy policy can ease conflicts.
Risk factors, alternative tools, and the risk manager’s increasingly important role.
Smart fridges have never been good enough to make a difference. But a team of Korean scientists hope to change that with a new approach to the problem of making kitchen coolers clever.