As terrorism worries grow, will Congress finally force chemical plants to consider security upgrades? Don't bet on it.
Scientists have identified a gene that just might be the key to the unique evolution of the human brain.
A new wearable computer can transform cities and buildings into soundscapes, researchers say, helping visually impaired people get around more easily.
The Lebanon War and the democratization of missile technology
HP researchers have developed a cheap way to make nanoparticle arrays that could lead to precise chemical sensors.
Scientists are designing stem-cell-based therapies for degenerative retinal diseases.
New software could block voice spam.
A portable plant might make it economical to transform huge amounts of logging "waste" into energy -- right in the forest.
Sequestration technology is increasingly ready for prime time, but the required policy lags behind, says MIT expert Howard Herzog.
New technology for mobile devices is being designed to cut through traffic-jamming interference to improve downloads.