The explosion of gene-editing methods is transforming medicine, agriculture, and possibly the future of the human species.
Researchers examine how Uber steers its drivers’ behavior with its automated management system, despite its promise of being “your own boss.”
The nonprofit behind Wikipedia is turning to machine learning to combat a long-standing decline in the number of editors.
A global meeting in Washington, D.C., isn’t just about whether or not we should alter our species with CRISPR. It’s about how we can pull it off.
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.
Tech giant EMC is trying a different method of funding innovative ideas.
To many, equity crowdfunding represents an innovative solution to the challenge of funding new technology, but others see opportunity for fraud.
Google’s head of research and machine intelligence says that the company turns breakthroughs in artificial intelligence into products faster than ever.
Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman wants venture capital to adapt to an era in which startups must grow faster.