Can silicon microchips mimic living organisms? Some researchers believe they can provide a fast, cheap way to screen thousands of drugs for toxic side effects.
Harold Garner of the University of Texas Southwestern demonstrates his holographic projector for 3-D video displays.
Soon, our knowledge of life processes will let us program cells as we do computers.
Two years after its launch, OpenCourseWare is sparking a worldwide chain reaction.
MIT researchers are creating academically driven computer games that rival commercial products and make learning fun.
Several recent research studies have highlighted the uncertainties about the health and environmental risks associated with nanotechnology. Now the insurance industry is taking notice of those uncertainties: major Swiss reinsurer (insurance for the insurance companies) Swiss Re has issued a...
A hodgepodge of regulatory rulings could curtail the growth of voice-over-Internet technology.
You might think so if you saw a piece in today's New York Times entitled "For Some, the Blogging Never Stops." Technology reporter Katie Hafner talked with one gung-ho blogger whose wife was not amused when he spent most of...
Political action groups have begun collecting the cell phone numbers of voters so that they can be sent a text message on election day, reminding them to vote. Mark Walsh reports on this in today's New York Times, while another...