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How AI Is Transforming Drug Creation

Pharmaceutical companies hope computers can help them find new medications that are faster, cheaper-and more likely to be effective.

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China's New Tool for Social Control: A Credit Rating for Everything

Beijing wants to give every citizen a score based on behavior such as spending habits, turnstile violations and filial piety, which can blacklist citizens from loans, jobs, air travel.

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Japan Pins Hopes on Floating Trains

Japan is set to start building a $90 billion magnetic-levitation rail system between Tokyo and Osaka, a technology that it hopes to turn into one of the country’s next big exports.