Powerful and possibly unregulated, gene editing starts new boom in GMOs.
Neurosurgeons hope to treat some of the most intractable mental disorders by putting advanced arrays of electrodes into patients’ brains.
MIT has announced a series of prizes to address the lack of prospects for low- and middle-income workers.
The influential startup incubator is launching a research lab to work on problems too big for startups.
Passing a free online course isn’t as meaningful as taking the same class for credit on a college campus. But that could be changing.
Google and Facebook are lobbying to alter international law to make it easier to provide universal Internet access.
Clever business people like Hiram Centelles find ways to offer online services in Cuba despite tight restrictions. Will they flourish or be swamped by foreign competition when the communist island finally opens up?
The discovery of briny water on the Martian surface has brought new optimism that life might exist on our neighboring planet.
To watch the brain work during navigation, scientists build computer-generated worlds for mice.
To truly change the world, Google’s new holding company will need something that has eluded many previous industrial labs: an effective commercialization strategy.