The world’s largest genome project will be carried out on instruments from the California sequencing company.
Polymer molecules that self-assemble into regular patterns could help the semiconductor industry make even smaller transistors.
Although it appears to hit incoming Hamas rockets, Israel’s system could be falling short of detonating the rockets' warheads.
A way of capturing cancer cells from the bloodstream opens a new front in personal cancer treatment.
New effort would pinpoint the source, type, and dispersal patterns of smog across Beijing to drive street-level predictions and targeted remediation.
Oxford University researchers demonstrate that materials used in DVDs could make color displays that don’t sap power.
Critics call emphasis on large-scale computer simulations in EU brain project premature.
Recordings from the brain’s surface are giving scientists unprecedented views into how the brain controls speech.
Low-energy microwaves can tell you the caloric content of food, providing a more accurate estimate of what is on your plate.
With emotion-triggering effort, Facebook pushes beyond data-driven studies on voting, sharing, and organ-donation prompts, to make people feel good or bad.