The influential startup incubator is launching a research lab to work on problems too big for startups.
Passing a free online course isn’t as meaningful as taking the same class for credit on a college campus. But that could be changing.
Neurosurgeons hope to treat some of the most intractable mental disorders by putting advanced arrays of electrodes into patients’ brains.
Google and Facebook are lobbying to alter international law to make it easier to provide universal Internet access.
How much would you pay to know your genetic code? Some companies are willing to lose money to find out.
The discovery of briny water on the Martian surface has brought new optimism that life might exist on our neighboring planet.
Researchers say they’ve overcome a major manufacturing challenge standing in the way of commercially viable nanotube devices.
To watch the brain work during navigation, scientists build computer-generated worlds for mice.
Robot “training academies” could help industrial robots learn to perform complicated tasks by watching a human do them first.
Microsoft researchers show that batteries that can be more actively managed by software might make our devices last longer.