“Transparency reports” reveal insights about the requests made in the name of national security—including information that was previously kept secret.
The Fukushima disaster led Japan to shut down nuclear power plants, but three years of rising costs and carbon dioxide emissions are forcing it to reverse course.
Craig Venter’s new company wants to improve human longevity by creating the world’s largest, most comprehensive database of genetic and physiological information.
WebTV’s creator thinks his forthcoming wireless technology will give us faster, better mobile Internet access.
An info-war is under way as websites are blocked and telecom cables to Crimea are mysteriously cut.
Thirty years after the first wave of virtual reality, new startups are determined to take it mainstream.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.
Mapillary is trying to build a community-generated version of Google Street View.
Artificial tissue has always lacked a key ingredient: blood vessels. A new 3-D printing technique seems poised to change that.