X meets Next in odds- defying summer encounter.
Software that can discover patterns in data and write a report on its findings could make it easier for companies to analyze it.
Stem-cell advocates pin their hopes on a method of treating diabetes.
Harassment has become a major issue online. Twitter’s efforts to crack down on problem users might suggest a broader solution.
A report from the National Academy of Sciences says inaction on greenhouse-gas emissions makes resorting to geoengineering more likely.
Transatomic Power has begun tests on a very cheap and compact molten-salt reactor.
A global network of millions of genomes could be medicine’s next great advance.
Availability: 1-2 years
Advanced genetic tools could help boost crop yields and feed billions more people.
Availability: 10-15 years
A new method for growing human brain cells could unlock the mysteries of dementia, mental illness, and other neurological disorders.