Automation makes things easier, whether it’s on the factory floor or online. Is it also eroding too many of the valuable skills that define us as people?
Scientists are hunting for the genetic basis of suicide and developing suicide DNA tests.
The NSA’s deputy director at the time of the Snowden leaks argues that it makes sense for the agency to simultaneously aim to compromise and improve online security.
Fifteen years ago we launched the TR100 to celebrate the magazine’s centennial. The feature has since evolved into our annual 35 Innovators Under 35 list. Here are some standouts from year one.
Improvements in DNA analysis are helping us rewrite the past and better grasp what it means to be human.
To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.
Baidu is a fixture of online life in China, but it wants to become a global power. Can one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence researchers help it challenge Silicon Valley’s biggest companies?
Startup Chemisense is developing a wearable chemical sensor that could help asthma sufferers avoid attacks.
A novel way of powering implanted devices could enable new ways to control appetite, regulate insulin, and treat brain injuries.