An Obama initiative seeks to channel a torrent of gene information into treatments for cancer, other diseases.
Capital and engineering talent have been flocking to seemingly trivial mobile apps. But would we really be better off if more startups instead went directly after big problems?
DNA data and medical images were combined to find genetic links to brain anatomy.
A crash in the value of Bitcoin has made it too expensive for some companies to “mine” the currency.
A site that began as place to annotate hip-hop lyrics thinks it's figured out how to spread annotation to the wider Web.
A wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts.
A zombie network of home routers highlights the importance of prioritizing smart appliance security.
GM revealed a concept all-electric hatchback today that it claims will have a 200-mile range.
The world’s largest chip maker, Intel, hopes an itty-bitty computer will mean better wearable gadgets.