Warming oceans and a sharp rise in air temperatures show that climate change is in full effect – and may be outstripping predictions.
The global elite meet to talk big-picture economics, while the gap between the rich and the rest of the world continues to grow.
Defumblr, a new lock-screen app, thinks it can make your smartphone smarter and more efficient.
A startup uses encryption and fingerprint authentication to compare medical records across providers—and aims to make them easier to move, too.
Mosquitoes that have been genetically modified to cause population crashes in the wild could be a potent tool against a host of troublesome diseases.
As America shifts toward natural gas for energy, decaying pipelines and storage facilities are at risk of leaks and explosions.
A robot is being built to venture into the radioactive waters of Fukushima’s worst-hit reactor and remove fuel rods.
A Microsoft Research study uses augmented reality to project a life-size person into a room with you, perched in an empty seat.
Relatively new discoveries about of the role of the microbiome in human health have sparked a race to develop new therapies based on microbes.
Tech companies are trying to hasten the spread of the digital revolution, but a new study suggests it could do more harm than good.