A phone attachment using cheap disposable cartridges rapidly tests for HIV and syphilis in a Rwandan trial.
Planned regulations would govern the openness of the Internet, no matter if you’re surfing the Web on a laptop or a smartphone.
Thousands of people will have their personal files held hostage this year, by software that uses virtually unbreakable encryption.
A Facebook page that posts the same picture of an Italian singer every day has become the central part of a research project to understand how we use social media.
Software that understands what it sees in video could lead to new forms of advertising, or make video editing easier.
Facing a long wait for evidence, a longevity researcher takes an unusual path to market.
A startup called SolidEnergy has developed a kind of lithium-ion battery that stores far more energy.
An exotic form of silicon, called silicene, could enable a new generation of faster computers.
Despite well-publicized efforts to promote equality, Wikipedia articles are deeply biased against women, say computer scientists who have analysed six different language versions of the online encyclopedia.