In two new executive orders, the president makes no explicit mention of fighting terror and limits his administration’s privacy goals.
Easy to use. Hard to control. The intelligence community now sees CRISPR as a threat to national safety.
Researchers implanted a “stentrode” to record activity in the brains of live sheep without having to cut open their skulls.
A robotic gripper that combines strength with delicacy could help drones hold packages or industrial robots sort objects.
Africa is becoming a test bed for solar power, on scales both large and small.
Visa-free travel is a luxury allowed only between countries that share excellent relations. Now the first global map of this visa-free travel network reveals the underlying geopolitical landscape.
Regulators in India have struck down Facebook’s scheme that makes it free to access only some parts of the Internet .
Inspired by roaches’ ability to squeeze into tiny spaces, this new critter is part of a rising trend of building robots that are soft and malleable.
A new class of experimental therapies is emerging from the study of how the community of microörganisms in your body contributes to disease.
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