Facebook hopes that adding functionality like video sharing and shopping to Messenger will help it grow even as competition rises.
Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information—even about people who have not contributed their DNA.
Robots will use the latest computer-vision and machine-learning algorithms to try to perform the work done by humans in vast fulfillment centers.
Nobel Prize winners raise alarm over genetic engineering of humans.
Microsoft is working to combine biometric data collected by its new wristband with information from your calendar and contacts to make smarter observations.
To motivate healthy behavior, device companies and employers embrace social tools and insights from behavioral science.
A startup’s version of 3-D printing is faster and cheaper (and makes better objects).
Orbital Insight is using deep learning to find financially useful information in aerial imagery.
Cultural and technological trends are driving record investments in security startups.
Gene-editing companies say research on altering the DNA of human reproductive cells is dangerous and unethical.