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.
Fully autonomous weapons should be outlawed before they are developed, says a human-rights scholar.
A startup called Light uses a cluster of small camera modules to create top-notch photos. First stop: Your smartphone.
Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to make Internet access more widely available faces a public backlash in India.
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With the addition of a huge medical records database—and the computing infrastructure to analyze it—Watson could help doctors make better use of clinical data.
Startup unveils a control system it hopes will become the industry standard for commercial unmanned aerial vehicles.
In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, electricity-starved Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are trying to get power from a lake—and avert catastrophe.
A Stanford professor claims to have invented a Bitcoin-like system that can handle payments faster and with more security.