Patients don’t need “stem cell tourism” anymore—ineffective and potentially dangerous interventions abound at home.
Changing a computer’s fan speed produces an audio signal that can be hijacked to steal data, say computer security experts who have tested the technique.
The National Cancer Institute hopes a new data-sharing agreement with Foundation Medicine is the first of many.
After falling victim to hackers, quantum cryptographers are fighting back with a more secure system capable of sending messages further than ever before.
The search company has updated its Earth and Maps applications with a petabyte of Landsat data—but the most exciting uses are likely to come from mapping experts.
People with red-green color-blindness can suddenly discriminate between colors they couldn’t see before.
Supercomputers can’t keep getting faster unless they start eating less power. Chips like those in your phone could make that possible.
Stroke survivor Jim Gass wanted to be healed with stem cells. Instead, they ended up hurting him.
Questions about accuracy and transparency plague the bureau’s five-year-old face matching system.
Scaling up the hardware could one day solve problems well beyond the ability of current computers.