“Open Internet” rules are on the verge of being approved in the U.S., but crucial details remain unclear.
Scientific advances and new business models are spurring investor confidence in biomedical-related ventures.
A nonprofit experiments with using digital currency to give poor teenagers their first experience of financial services.
The chemical company BASF says the basic type of battery used now in hybrids could be improved tenfold, leading to cheaper electric cars.
The cost of solar has fallen to a point where it can compete with grid power in some places.
A report from the National Academy of Sciences says inaction on greenhouse-gas emissions makes resorting to geoengineering more likely.
Transatomic Power has begun tests on a very cheap and compact molten-salt reactor.
A clever combination of technologies makes it faster and more secure to buy things with a wave of your phone.
The world’s largest and cheapest reverse-osmosis desalination plant is up and running in Israel.
Billions of people could get online for the first time thanks to helium balloons that Google will soon send over many places cell towers don’t reach.
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