Efforts to find Peace Corps-like roles for technologists gain momentum.
With research on embryonic stem cells mired in controversy, adult stem cells are quietly providing the basis for striking advances toward new therapies.
A powerful concept known as "sync" coordinates data held in your pocket, your PC and repositories worldwide.
Breaking into networks is more than a joyride-it's the coming mission of criminals, industrial spies and terrorists. Can new security techniques stop them?
The Web is huge but not very smart. Computer scientists are beginning to build a "Semantic Web" that understands the meanings that underlie the tangle of information.
Coming soon to the small screen: technology that will enable you to watch anything you want, anytime, anyplace. All that's needed is a magic box.
How does technology shape who we are?
Unrestricted ocean fertilization may invite disaster, says MIT environmental expert.
Synthetic peptide rings can self-assemble into antibiotic nanotubes that puncture deadly bacteria.
We round up this week's most intriguing items from around the Web.