Dropbox’s new photo app, Carousel, is smartly designed, but that won’t ensure success.
An iPad accessory launching later this year will bring transparent morphing buttons to the device’s screen to aid touch-typing.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.
Tiny robots that work together like ants could lead to a new way to manufacture complex structures and electronics.
Advanced Cell Technology is testing a stem-cell treatment for blindness that could preserve vision and potentially reverse vision loss.
Tapping into big data, researchers and planners are building mathematical models of personal and civic behavior. But the models may hide rather than reveal the deepest sources of social ills.
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics will let the paralyzed walk again.
Author Sarah Lewis discusses some counterintuitive pathways to breakthroughs.
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas targets, and will need new technologies to make up for it.
The Roomba maker is working on technology that could enable robots to help with more household chores.