Scientists have established direct communication between two human brains, but is it more than a stunt?
They walk among us. Natural experiments, living ordinary lives, unaware that their genes may hold the clue to the next superdrug.
A novel kind of nanoparticle could lead to more effective cancer treatments.
Swiss scientists achieve a remarkable mashup of optogenetics, synthetic biology, and brain control.
The ebb and flow of geolocated Twitter activity is a “social microscope” that reveals the heartbeat of a city, say complexity scientists.
A smartphone-connected device delivers electrical stimulation to nerves in the head.
The digital chatter of smart meters could soon replace human communications on the GSM mobile phone network, say network engineers.
For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud.
Epidemiologist want to forecast disease like meteorologists forecast rain. And the way people browse Wikipedia could be the key, they say.