Entrepreneurs argue that reactor technology innovation is limited by regulatory barriers.
The United Nations has raised its projections for the world's population in 2050 to nearly 10 billion. While women are having fewer children, death rates are also dropping because of better health care and medical technologies.
For the first time, scientists can take skin cells from people of various ages and transform them into brain cells reflecting the ages of their donors.
Powerful and possibly unregulated, gene editing starts new boom in GMOs.
Pilot plant in Canada tries to demonstrate carbon capture on an industrial scale.
Neurosurgeons hope to treat some of the most intractable mental disorders by putting advanced arrays of electrodes into patients’ brains.
Can India modernize its manufacturing economy and supply electricity to its growing population without relying heavily on coal—and quite possibly destroying the global climate?
The leading installer of rooftop solar panels says it has achieved record efficiencies with its panels.
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.