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.
The secretary for homeland security and the president’s cybersecurity advisor echo the NSA and FBI’s concerns about encryption.
The counterintuitive distribution of digits in certain data sets turns out to be a powerful tool for detecting strange behavior on social networks.
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.
Lab notebooks could determine who was first to invent a revolutionary gene-editing technology.