Improvements in DNA analysis are helping us rewrite the past and better grasp what it means to be human.
To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.
Uber’s most important innovation is the way it prices its services. But that innovation has not been unreservedly welcomed by customers. They’re wrong.
A promising technique for synthetic biology is fraught with risks.
Students pull off a conference—even without reindeer help.
After pioneering the techniques of tissue engineering, Linda Griffith is getting scientists to tackle diseases half the population is often too embarrassed to talk about.
As the Cold War ended, MIT researcher Thomas Neff came up with a plan to fuel U.S. nuclear plants with uranium from Russian bombs. With more than a decade of quiet diplomacy, he pulled it off.