Gold nanoparticles illuminate faint traces of disease
Maes, whose research group studies human-computer interaction, says mobile devices may soon eavesdrop on their owners to anticipate their needs.
Facebook's power over our social lives comes with great responsibility.
The Fukushima disaster should make nuclear energy safer than ever.
Lessons from nanotechnology can help synthetic biology mature.
For more than a decade, synthetic biologists have promised to revolutionize the way we produce fuels, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. It turns out, however, that programming new life forms is not so easy. Now some of these same scientists are turning back to nature for inspiration.
The PayPal cofounder wants to see more startups trying for bigger things.
A bioethicist wondered whether fertility technologies might lead to a new and "improved" Homo sapiens.
A mini-magnetometer could inexpensively detect brain injury
Smart headlights could make difficult driving conditions safer