Improvements in DNA analysis are helping us rewrite the past and better grasp what it means to be human.
To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.
Baidu is a fixture of online life in China, but it wants to become a global power. Can one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence researchers help it challenge Silicon Valley’s biggest companies?
Startup Chemisense is developing a wearable chemical sensor that could help asthma sufferers avoid attacks.
A novel way of powering implanted devices could enable new ways to control appetite, regulate insulin, and treat brain injuries.
Applied Materials has started shipping equipment that could help double the energy storage of batteries.
China is betting long-term on unconventional gas, but it is running into problems developing its vast shale resources.
Flexible displays haven’t been usable as touch screens, or durable—those problems have now been solved.
Microsoft researchers say simple hardware changes and machine learning techniques let a regular smartphone camera act as a depth sensor.
A survey of software libraries used in many companies’ products suggests we may see more incidents like the Heartbleed bug.