Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute stays mute on how it will assert control over the tools expected to speed cures and change gene therapy.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries are pulling back from nuclear power while others grow capacity.
The most extensive collaboration between the patient social network and a drug company to-date is likely to be just the first of its kind.
An old idea for treating cancer is yielding impressive results on cancer patients—and lots of attention from drug companies.
Computer scientists, who have been monitoring the Bitcoin network since January 2013, cast doubt on MtGox's claim that its bitcoins were stolen by hackers.
A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.