Google will face big challenges developing a nanotechnology-based test for cancer and other diseases.
The inventor of a breakthrough DNA test for Down syndrome says the technology can be used to screen people for cancer.
The best way to build a global quantum internet will use containerships to carry qubits across the oceans, say physicists.
Scientists say they can embed sophisticated genetic tests onto a piece of paper.
Last year, the news media reported on 195,000 disasters around the world. The ones you heard about depend crucially on your location.
New technology and large government research initiatives in genetically modified crops are giving China a storehouse for a more populous future.
With its world-leading research investments and vast size, China will dominate the future of genetically modified food—despite the resistance of its population.
A computer-controlled text message service could direct Ebola cases to appropriate medical facilities and track the spread of the disease in the process--provided it can raise the necessary funding.
If computers think for themselves, should they have human rights?