Batteries for smart watches and other wearables never last long. A new microchip design could change that.
A viral social-media campaign has brought unprecedented money to a rare disease. How might new funding help ALS research?
Mobility data from an African mobile-phone carrier could help researchers recommend where to focus health-care efforts.
The complexity of the Internet is overwhelming some older routers, but these systems can easily be upgraded.
Scientists are hunting for the genetic basis of suicide and developing suicide DNA tests.
The NSA’s deputy director at the time of the Snowden leaks argues that it makes sense for the agency to simultaneously aim to compromise and improve online security.
Improvements in DNA analysis are helping us rewrite the past and better grasp what it means to be human.
To complement our list of young innovators, here are several who have been at it for decades.
Baidu is a fixture of online life in China, but it wants to become a global power. Can one of the world’s leading artificial intelligence researchers help it challenge Silicon Valley’s biggest companies?
He watched his brother die from a cancer no drug could cure. Now one of the world’s most renowned cancer researchers says it’s time for Plan B.