Patients use nerves left intact after amputations to control prosthetic limbs.
New open-source software by IBM could let people minimize their digital footprints, potentially curbing online fraud.
At search engine ChaCha, live humans guide visitors to the information they need. But will users slow down enough for real conversations?
The fourth in a series of international reports, due out tomorrow, reflects better science and more-precise models.
Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have found that RNA may be a potential tool in activating dormant genes.
Tiny electronics-based detectors could provide simple tests for cancer or bioterror agents.
By retooling physical equations, researchers are allowing computer-animated fluids to flow more naturally.
NASA engineers forge a next-generation microshutter device that allows the viewing of distant infrared images.
The emerging field of nutrigenomics is starting to yield some DNA-based diet tips, says nutrition scientist Jose Ordovas.
Polymers made using clay nanoparticles could lead to fuel-saving car parts and to lightweight fabrics much more resistant to tear.