Augury’s gadget and iPhone app pay attention to ultrasonic sounds and vibrations to figure out what’s wrong with air conditioners and other big machines.
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.
By exploiting the plumbing of the Web, researchers have created a new way around online censorship that governments could struggle to shut down.
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 gene editing. 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.
A professor who created an algorithm that may overturn an orthodoxy of computer science has the field’s experts excited.
Can a special security system keep hackers from messing with your connected baby monitor and door lock?
Wladimir Palant, Adblock Plus, and the (profitable) war against unacceptable ads.