The space agency wants private partners to launch cargo and crews into orbits. But is the private sector up to the challenge?
The technology for downloading movie-length videos is ready, but their multi-gigabyte files would overwhelm current broadband connections.
Researchers have made novel coatings from molecularly thin layers that could improve the safety of medical implants and lead to artificial tissues.
New sequencing technologies that can detect rare mutations in tumors might allow personalized treatments for cancer.
A startup plans to market cheap scanners that use printed organic light emitters, detectors, and electronics.
One volunteer has spent a lot of time contributing to the social media site Yahoo Answers. Why?
The technology, called RNAi, can pinpoint the genetic origins of behavior in the brain.
Police in London have arrested three men suspected of writing a virus that infected computers containing the Sony BMG anti-piracy code.
Power-saving chips are paving the way for super-broadband handheld devices.
Researchers are dismayed as science projects and climate satellites are slashed to pay for the space station and shuttle.