Information technology's next grand challenge will be to secure the cloud--and prove we can trust it.
For years, radical thinkers have proposed risky technologies that they say could rapidly cool the earth and offset global warming. Now a growing number of mainstream climate scientists say we may have to consider extreme action despite the dangers.
Tracking and understanding the complex connections within the brain may finally reveal the neural secret of cognitive ability.
Vast amounts of the clean-burning fossil fuel have been discovered in shale deposits, setting off a gas rush. But how it will affect our energy use is still uncertain.
A new urban network suggests how technology could remake health care.
"Open video" could beget the next great wave in Web innovation--if it gets off the ground.
On the Isle of Man, the beginnings of a marketable electric motorcycle.
Google is developing a new computing platform equal to the Internet era. Should Microsoft be worried?
Inside the launch of Stephen Wolfram's new "computational knowledge engine."
The federal government is about to spend billions of dollars on renewable energy. In Part II of our series on the federal stimulus bill, we look at the impact the spending will have on the future of solar power.