For the first time, scientists can take skin cells from people of various ages and transform them into brain cells reflecting the ages of their donors.
The United Nations has raised its projections for the world's population in 2050 to nearly 10 billion. While women are having fewer children, death rates are also dropping because of better health care and medical technologies.
Pilot plant in Canada tries to demonstrate carbon capture on an industrial scale.
Apple could subcontract the manufacturing required to produce a car and focus on the software, which is becoming ever more important.
Powerful and possibly unregulated, gene editing starts new boom in GMOs.
Neurosurgeons hope to treat some of the most intractable mental disorders by putting advanced arrays of electrodes into patients’ brains.
Startup Light says its L16 will replace a fancy camera and lenses for a third the cost and fit easily into your bag, too.
The influential startup incubator is launching a research lab to work on problems too big for startups.
Passing a free online course isn’t as meaningful as taking the same class for credit on a college campus. But that could be changing.
Can India modernize its manufacturing economy and supply electricity to its growing population without relying heavily on coal—and quite possibly destroying the global climate?