As peer-to-peer software moves into direct remote control, should you think twice about opening up your computer?
iRobot builds machines that go into danger-and, eventually, your home.
Using mathematical models and a 3-D Web browser, international food organizations collaborate on raising virtual crops.
How MP3 software works.
Nanoelectromechanical systems begin to flex their muscles.
Erna Hoover unjammed the telephone switchboard-from her bed in the maternity ward.
To find disease-causing genes, researchers want access to millions of personal medical records-maybe even yours. Is this necessary science or dubious profiteering?
In AIDS-stricken Africa, the enforcement of Western drug patents is a needless death sentence for millions.
Software-based technology developed by the U.S. military could slice through the maze of conflicting standards and make it possible to use wireless devices anywhere, anytime-even downloading all the latest features as they appear on the market.