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.
The disparity between the rich and everyone else is larger than ever in the United States and increasing in much of Europe. Why?
With added security, better design, and improved convenience, Apple Pay hopes to finally make mobile payments commonplace at the register.
The furor over a Facebook experiment suggests that few people realize how often Web companies test out new product features on them.
Letting go of an obsession with net neutrality could free technologists to make online services even better.
Investor Peter Thiel has inspiring advice for wanna-be entrepreneurs, but he is unrealistic about where technology really comes from.
Social media is playing an increasingly important role in religious activity. Computer scientists ask: How is that reflected in the Twitter stream?
The first data mining study of romantic relationships on Twitter reveals that social networks undergo the equivalent of earthquakes after break ups.