The Chinese are massively investing in AI research and tech, while the Trump administration is cutting federal programs wholesale.
Failing to appoint scientific advisors to the president is putting national security at risk.
Federal agents can't get access to emails stored overseas, court rules.
A naval laser light show, a cactus-inspired hydrogen car, and a new way to keep space clean.
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Ory Okolloh discuss the continent's brain drain and debate the best ways to keep talent at home.
2015 Global Thinkers Zainab Ghadiyali, Erin Summers, and Nina Tandon debate the meaning—and reach—of diversity in the sciences.
FP Global Demographics Student Essay Contest, presented by AARP: As the global population ages, new technology is helping improve quality of life.
Meet the iChip, a plastic block that helped scientists discover a new antibiotic that kills superbugs. Will it be enough to save humankind from the coming bacterial apocalypse?
Zhao Bowen dropped out of high school, shunned state-run academies, and launched a gene-mapping start-up. Why the boy who once broke all the rules could be the man to lead a new generation of Chinese scientists.
Cutting-edge brain technologies can erase traumatic memories and read people’s thoughts. They could also become the 21st century’s most dangerous weapons.
If Swiss pilot André Borschberg makes it, the trip will be both the longest distance a solar-powered aircraft has ever flown and the longest time a pilot has ever spent in the air on a solo flight.