Designers of a “selfish” gene able to spread among mosquitoes say it could wipe out malaria, but the scientific community is at odds over whether or not we should do it.
An achievement in tissue engineering suggests that people with damaged vocal cords could eventually get new ones.
Deep learning software has dramatically improved image recognition tools. Pinterest and Shoes.com are testing it out on shoppers.
A global meeting in Washington, D.C., isn’t just about whether or not we should alter our species with CRISPR. It’s about how we can pull it off.
A survey finds that consumers are not eager to give health information to Google, Apple, or Microsoft, but Facebook fared worst of all.
Tech giant EMC is trying a different method of funding innovative ideas.
To many, equity crowdfunding represents an innovative solution to the challenge of funding new technology, but others see opportunity for fraud.
Google’s head of research and machine intelligence says that the company turns breakthroughs in artificial intelligence into products faster than ever.
Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman wants venture capital to adapt to an era in which startups must grow faster.