A tiny sensor that tracks calcium levels may one day provide clearer pictures of the brain at work.
Researchers have designed an automated system to identify characters in television shows, paving the way for better video search.
Silver-zinc battery chemistry could replace lithium ion in laptops and other electronics--if such batteries can be made cheaply enough.
New techniques that can draw DNA through nanopores might lead to faster and cheaper sequencing.
Will Google's new search tool improve software?
A biodegradable liquid developed at MIT and the University of Hong Kong offers a new way to quickly treat wounds and promote healing.
Genetically engineered pigs could provide a safe and reliable source of donor organs.
Hydrogen sulfide gas could give surgeons a little extra time to perform rare heart surgeries.
A startup says it can make silicon-based lighting that will compete with conventional incandescent bulbs and existing LED-based lighting.
VP Jim Bennett discusses how recommendation systems suggest your next movie and the challenges of building a better one.