Wearable technology finally took off in 2014, although some devices fared better than others.
The past year saw progress in developing hardware and software capable of human feats of intelligence.
From Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp to the possibility of peak coal in China, the numbers told the tale.
In 2014, advanced materials let humans scale glass walls and helped clear the way for cheap, clean energy.
From genetically modified foods to gene therapy, 2014 was a big year for rewriting biology.
The year saw a major new report on climate change—and modest movement on renewables, carbon burial, and emissions agreements.
Health-care organizations often store medical records and other information insecurely.
Singapore plans to let anyone test driverless cars in one of its busy neighborhoods in 2015.
Humans and software see some images differently, pointing out shortcomings of recent breakthroughs in machine learning.