A new automated aerial vehicle uses an extremely thin wire tethered to the ground to transmit power and data.
A biotechnology company says it will test advanced gene-engineering methods to treat blindness.
A leading privacy activist says Google’s lack of support for strong encryption makes second-class citizens out of people who can’t afford Apple devices.
The latest solution for congested cities is an electric, autonomous tricycle for adults.
The award-winning battery pioneer talks about the future of energy storage and the path to scaling low-cost, nontoxic batteries.
The social network shows off software that combines visual intelligence with an understanding of language.
Software that knows if a stack of virtual blocks will fall could show the way to machines that learn the basics of physical reality.
Sepsis affects more than a million people every year in the U.S. alone, and diagnosis can take five days. A new tool cuts the time to five hours.
News and Views from EmTech at MIT, where technologists are showing off breakthroughs in computing, energy, materials, and biomedicine—and discussing their implications.
Nobel laureate Robert Shiller sees economic benefits to today’s technology-driven economy, but worries that automation poses “the challenge of our time.”