Deep inside its labs, Monsanto is learning how to modify crops by spraying them with RNA rather than tinkering with their genes.
A company started by several gene-editing pioneers gets new funding to develop treatments for blood cancers, eye diseases, and sickle-cell anemia.
A security researcher has worked out more than a dozen ways to remotely wreck the guts of industrial facilities.
A reincarnation of one of the oldest ideas in artificial intelligence could finally make it possible to truly converse with our computers. And Facebook has a chance to make it happen first.
The idea that particular individuals drive history has long been discredited. Yet it persists in the tech industry, obscuring some of the fundamental factors in innovation.
Online learning comes into the classroom.
Duke’s provost says there’s no question that students are getting value from online learning.
Stanford’s president questions whether online learning can match traditional instruction in motivating students.
Will a surge in distance learning for traditional subjects, test prep, language, and trade skills leave the poorest out?
After a disastrous technology rollout in Los Angeles, schools reassess their priorities.