An Obama initiative seeks to channel a torrent of gene information into treatments for cancer, other diseases.
Capital and engineering talent have been flocking to seemingly trivial mobile apps. But would we really be better off if more startups instead went directly after big problems?
Monitoring the usual behavior of Internet-connected devices could make it possible to detect malicious activity.
An experimental browser shows how peer-to-peer technology can serve up entire websites, not just individual files.
New micro-satellite technology is enabling satellite Internet services that could reach billions of new users.
A wearable display set for release by Microsoft later this year can augment your world with realistic, interactive virtual objects.
A crash in the value of Bitcoin has made it too expensive for some companies to “mine” the currency.
A site that began as place to annotate hip-hop lyrics thinks it's figured out how to spread annotation to the wider Web.
Drones able to take water samples could be the first in a new wave of hands-on aerial robots.
In the quest to make wearable electronics useful, researchers take a close look at the neck.