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.
Researchers solve key challenges with energy-dense lithium-air batteries.
Carmakers must also push out more of the cleaner vehicles to meet average fleet emissions standards.
640Labs, acquired by Monsanto, provides analytics that can help farmers increase production.
Researchers at IBM have made the first 3-D transistors using a promising new manufacturing approach.
A new molten salt nuclear reactor design could make nuclear power safer and more economical.