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.
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.
An old idea for treating cancer is yielding impressive results on cancer patients—and lots of attention from drug companies.
A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.
A startup’s software will let iPhone apps connect phones without the Internet.
Facebook acquired Oculus Rift because it believes virtual reality could be the next big thing after mobile.
Efforts to build robot hands and humanoids more cheaply could make them affordable enough for businesses and even homes.
Biotech turns to DNA editing technology to engineer easier-to-digest plants for farm animals.