IBM believes it can demonstrate an experimental chip that will prove the power of quantum computers in just a few years.
The first gene therapy approved in the Western world costs $1 million and has been used just once. The doctor who tried it says the price is “absolutely too high.”
A submersible robot used to explore a 17th-century shipwreck shows how humans and machines might collaborate in other settings.
Facebook’s popular messaging app was shut down by a judge in Brazil after improved encryption irked investigators.
Spider silk has the ability to resolve features smaller than any ordinary microscope can see, say materials scientists.
A software project has humans collaborating with robots to sort trash.
New software spots anomalies in modified or hacked cars.
The identity of Bitcoin’s mysterious creator won’t matter much if the cryptocurrency remains permanently fractured.
A sophisticated scanning radar the size of a paperback book could let drones far from their pilots detect and avoid other aircraft.
Feeling distracted and exhausted by constant connectivity? Maybe you need one more gadget.