Augury’s gadget and iPhone app pay attention to ultrasonic sounds and vibrations to figure out what’s wrong with air conditioners and other big machines.
Designers of a “selfish” gene able to spread among mosquitoes say it could wipe out malaria, but the scientific community is at odds over whether or not we should do it.
Some patients are bringing troves of fitness-tracker data to their checkups, but the doctor might not find it all that helpful.
By exploiting the plumbing of the Web, researchers have created a new way around online censorship that governments could struggle to shut down.
An achievement in tissue engineering suggests that people with damaged vocal cords could eventually get new ones.
Heading into the latest round of international climate negotiations, renewed optimism around country emissions pledges is clouded by still-gloomy warming forecasts.
Startup Pavegen has already installed floor tiles to harness the power of footsteps; now it wants to put that technology inside your shoes.
A surface that manipulates objects using mechanically controlled pins can put simple structures together.
Deep learning software has dramatically improved image recognition tools. Pinterest and Shoes.com are testing it out on shoppers.
Even as computer models grow more powerful and more precise, they remain uncertain as to regional effects.