The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts.
A new way to determine 3-D structures from 2-D images is set to speed up protein structure discovery by a factor of 100,000.
A research team finds that gene editing isn’t yet reliable enough to engineer the human species.
How smart energy policy can ease conflicts.
Neural probes that combine optics, electronics, and drugs could help unlock the secrets of the brain.
New genetic tools can do tremendous good—if we use them carefully.
Plant scientists can swiftly modify crops in ways that would take years with conventional breeding.
The prospects for carbon-neutral vehicles could get a boost from a new way to make hydrogen from biomass.
And there's a 50:50 chance of a Three Mile Island-scale disaster in the next 10 years, according to the largest statistical analysis of nuclear accidents ever undertaken.