A veteran technology commentator attempts to live entirely on Web 2.0 for two weeks.
Learning to consciously alter brain activity through MRI feedback could help control pain and other disorders.
The best scientists, scrutinizing atmosphere, ice, earth, and sea, say global warming is approaching a tipping point. But we still have time to keep it from reaching catastrophic levels.
We know where we must go eventually: toward a sustainable energy infrastructure. Why not head there now?
Better technologies exist for extracting coal, a major source of carbon dioxide emissions. The challenge is getting people to adopt them.
Genetically engineered organisms can more efficiently produce ethanol from cheap and abundant sources of biomass, such as agricultural waste. It could make ethanol cost competitive.
When Sony BMG hid a "rootkit" on their CDs, they spied on you and let hackers into your computer. What were they thinking?
Biotechnology's advance could give malefactors the ability to manipulate life processes -- and even affect human behavior.
This year, our list of technologies that are worth keeping an eye on is particularly wide ranging.
China is betting its economic health on becoming a world leader in the sciences. But will it succeed?