Professional athletes are getting injections of stem cells to speed up recovery from injury. Critics call it a high-tech placebo.
UCLA scholars will analyze raw video and audio feeds to glean insights into effective policing.
South Korean and U.S. researchers have developed a stretchable material that senses touch, pressure, and moisture, and could be used to give artificial limbs feeling.
A microfluidic cell copies some basic functions of life.
Shanley Kane challenges the assumptions and practices of the tech industry.
An app called MeshMe lets you communicate without a cellular or Wi-Fi connection, providing enough other users are close by.
An inside look at Corning’s labs suggests what’s next for the inventor of Gorilla Glass.
Hewlett-Packard’s ambitious plan to reinvent computing will begin with the release of a prototype operating system next year.
Robert Desimone, head of MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research, thinks breakthroughs in understanding mental illness are just around the corner.
A portable pill scanner invented by Ívar Helgason, SM ’08, María Rúnarsdóttir, MBA ’08, and Gauti Reynisson, MBA ’10, flags medication mistakes at the hospital bedside.