New publications, experiments, and breakthroughs in information technology -- and what they mean.
Richard Schrock describes why finding an elusive catalyst could have a surprising impact on energy consumption.
Grid computing is becoming an affordable utility for everyone.
Cellular reprogramming could make moot the ethical debate surrounding stem cells.
Sequencing and synthesizing DNA keeps getting faster and cheaper. George Church explains the impacts of these advances.
Why are the champions of Reagan's defense buildup arguing for a smaller, more technological military?
Pip Coburn was a star research analyst during the Internet boom. Today, he thinks the entire industry has to change.
Conspiracy theories about big pharma would amuse, if they were not a matter of life and death.
Preliminary studies suggest that some types of nanoparticles might pose a health hazard. That’s bad news for nanotechnology.
In the wake of scientific fraud in South Korea, researchers are renewing their race to clone stem cells.