A group of tech companies argues that combining abstract ideas with "on a computer" does not deserve a patent and stymies innovation.
Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.
Every year, Science magazine challenges PhD students to explain the topic of their thesis in the form of dance. This year's finalists are in.
Here are five household items you can use as do-it-yourself lens filters to add a different look and feel to photos.
Using a titanium dioxide gel, researchers make a battery that could one day allow electric cars to fuel up as fast as their gas-guzzling cousins.
Unlike other connected pens, this one doesn't require special paper. And you can save big if you back its Indiegogo campaign.
Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.
Researchers develop a pill that could be swallowed to deliver drugs directly into our digestive tracts via tiny needles. And that's better how?
An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.
Using eight flexible legs and a soft web, a robotic octopus can scull through the water like its cephalopod inspiration.