Softbank participates in a Japanese government-backed experimental project that uses GPS-enabled cell phones to track elementary schoolers' whereabouts for health-monitoring purpose.
Teens invent a warning system for approaching ambulances, banana peel bioplastics, and flu drug modeling.
A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.
You can survive the end of the world in this charming nuclear missile silo. The views aren't great, but there won't be anything to see outside anyway.
The UK Cabinet Office says solar flares are one of the top threats to normal life, rating them alongside the likes of terrorism and floods.
Kurzweil, Diamandis, and Page want to help people apply modern technology to solve poverty, hunger, and pandemics, but solutions are more likely to be found in other fields of study.
Google.org announces $14.8 million in grants aimed at preventing disease outbreaks in Southeast Asia and Africa.
Dr. Larry Brilliant is leaving the search giant's philanthropic arm for the Skoll Urgent Threats Fund to tackle nuclear proliferation, water shortages, and other issues.
We are almost done talking about the Pre and iPhone, but not quite. We do talk about the Nokia N91 and Qik streaming on all Nokia phones. Twitter may be dead or at least hibernating.
Dubbed Singularity University, the new program, run by Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis, will focus on exponentially growing technologies.