A new approach teaches objects how to navigate unfamiliar territory as humans might.
A powerful but cheap nanotech tool available this year could test for everything from genetic diseases to heart-attack signs.
An odd new material could be a boon in dry regions with limited access to clean water.
Nobel Prize winner David Baltimore explains why building smallpox from scratch is a key safety concern in synthetic biology.
IBM researchers have made an important breakthrough: arranging nanotube transistors for complex circuits.
New materials are on the U.S. Department of Defense's radar.
Mobile-phone service companies are upgrading their networks, hoping to lure new customers -- and compete with Wi-Max.
Researchers are trying to make computers see as we do.
A systems biology map of cells’ responses to DNA damage could provide valuable clues to discovering new cancer drugs.
Circuits that integrate electronic and optical components might help spread the fiber revolution.