Tiny robots that work together like ants could lead to a new way to manufacture complex structures and electronics.
The global network of links between the world's airports looks robust but contains a hidden weakness that could lead to entire regions of the planet being cut off.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
Tapping into big data, researchers and planners are building mathematical models of personal and civic behavior. But the models may hide rather than reveal the deepest sources of social ills.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Author Sarah Lewis discusses some counterintuitive pathways to breakthroughs.
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.
The Roomba maker is working on technology that could enable robots to help with more household chores.
Law enforcement agencies are turning to social network theory to better understand the behaviors and habits of criminal gangs.