PlaceLab researchers are studying how people interact with their homes. Their goal: design useful residential technologies.
Your home and office computers are probably protected by antivirus programs and firewalls. But what about your new cell phone?
Merging multiple biometric techniques creates identification systems that are virtually spoof-proof.
Maritime-security expert Stephen Flynn on how to stop terrorists from targeting the nation's cargo containers.
Microsoft's six-year-old Beijing lab has already paid dividends in speech recognition, wireless multimedia and graphics.
The open-source iCalendar standard allows people to coordinate their schedules.
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.