The successful test of a soft touchdown demonstrates a capability that could cut the cost of space launches significantly.
The Roomba maker is working on technology that could enable robots to help with more household chores.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
The ability to create primates with intentional mutations could provide powerful new ways to study complex and genetically baffling brain disorders.
Microprocessors configured more like brains than traditional chips could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.
A new map, a decade in the works, shows structures of the brain in far greater detail than ever before, providing neuroscientists with a guide to its immense complexity.
New models built with security and privacy in mind reflect the Zeitgeist of the Snowden era.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
Microsoft’s new personal assistant includes features found in Apple and Google’s own virtual helpers.
Amid a wide range of new platforms to manage streams of data from the Internet of things, a simple version emerges that anyone can use.