A Stanford professor claims to have invented a Bitcoin-like system that can handle payments faster and with more security.
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, self-tuning device for Parkinson’s.
Philosopher Nick Bostrom says major tech companies are listening to his warnings about investing in “AI safety” research.
Genetically engineered bacteria ward off obesity in mice, showing how the microbiome could be used treat chronic diseases in people.
IBM researchers are exploring Watson’s abilities to answer museumgoers’ questions.
AltspaceVR is building virtual hangouts that it hopes you’ll use to watch a movie with friends or play a game of life-size chess.
Programming languages shape the way their users think—which helps explain how tech startups work and why they are able to reinvent themselves.
Powerful radar, mostly limited to the military, could soon be cheap enough for cars and consumer drones to use.
A new study suggests that battery-powered vehicles are close to being cost-effective for most people.
Can deep brain stimulation affect how well and what we remember?