An exotic form of silicon, called silicene, could enable a new generation of faster computers.
An Obama initiative seeks to channel a torrent of gene information into treatments for cancer, other diseases.
Capital and engineering talent have been flocking to seemingly trivial mobile apps. But would we really be better off if more startups instead went directly after big problems?
Thousands of people will have their personal files held hostage this year, by software that uses virtually unbreakable encryption.
Researchers have found a way to augment ordinary silicon solar cells with a material called a perovskite.
Monitoring the usual behavior of Internet-connected devices could make it possible to detect malicious activity.
An experimental browser shows how peer-to-peer technology can serve up entire websites, not just individual files.
Researchers solve key challenges with energy-dense lithium-air batteries.
Carmakers must also push out more of the cleaner vehicles to meet average fleet emissions standards.