Development is lifting people out of poverty, but there’s still far to go.
A treatment based on embryonic stem cells clears a key safety hurdle and might help restore vision.
The furor over a Facebook experiment suggests that few people realize how often Web companies test out new product features on them.
Airbus is developing carbon materials that change in response to heat and air pressure, possibly making aircraft simpler and lighter.
The inventor of Second Life has spent 15 years chasing the dream of living in virtual space. Can his new company finally give virtual worlds mass-market appeal?
With added security, better design, and improved convenience, Apple Pay hopes to finally make mobile payments commonplace at the register.
The disparity between the rich and everyone else is larger than ever in the United States and increasing in much of Europe. Why?
With its world-leading research investments and vast size, China will dominate the future of genetically modified food—despite the resistance of its population.
A company called ClipCard will let you search all your cloud-based stuff at once, even if it’s stored in several places.
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP, but it remains popular, and is a juicy target for cybercriminals.