A flat piece of plastic that shapes itself into a shoe? An orthodontic device that moves into position to straighten teeth? Computational architect Skylar Tibbits is shaking up the material world.
Personal DNA testing machines are bringing lab-grade genetic science within reach of more people. A look at how a farmer is using DNA testing to cultivate the most elusive — and prized — of foods.
Neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris describes a scenario that is both terrifying and likely to occur. It’s not, he says, a good combination.
Robert Fischell invented the rechargeable pacemaker and the implantable insulin pump — not to mention created the precursor to GPS. The 87-year-old shares a peek into his creative process.