A company started by several gene-editing pioneers gets new funding to develop treatments for blood cancers, eye diseases, and sickle-cell anemia.
A security researcher has worked out more than a dozen ways to remotely wreck the guts of industrial facilities.
The idea that particular individuals drive history has long been discredited. Yet it persists in the tech industry, obscuring some of the fundamental factors in innovation.
Google Glass, no longer available to consumers, is gaining fans in the workplace.
Online learning comes into the classroom.
The company that began as a source of genealogical data now hopes to marry that information with DNA data—and sell it for research.
In its highest-profile application yet, Bitcoin’s public transaction record will help startups keep track of shares and shareholders.
Duke’s provost says there’s no question that students are getting value from online learning.
Stanford’s president questions whether online learning can match traditional instruction in motivating students.
Will a surge in distance learning for traditional subjects, test prep, language, and trade skills leave the poorest out?