A wearable brain scanner could give computers insight into how hard you're thinking.
Researchers have created an ultrasensitive biosensor that could open up new opportunities for early detection of cancer and "personalized medicine" tailored to the specific biochemistry of individual patients.
NASA's newest Mars rover won't touch down on the Red Planet until August, but scientists are already testing out the vehicle's desert driving skills.
Canon Inc. is moving toward fully automating digital camera production in an effort to cut costs — a key change being played out across Japan, a world leader in robotics. If successful, counting on machines can help preserve this nation's technolo
Scientists at EPFL have developed a single antenna that is capable of transmitting the same data as a two-antenna system. This achievement will be more than useful for future communication systems.
Mobile computers are on track to saturate markets in the U.S. and the developing world in record time.
Klik uses facial-recognition technology to identify who you're shooting.
Sonic Notify uses sound waves to let your smart phone pull up everything from coupons to music videos.
NASA’s resilient Opportunity Mars rover is rolling again after waiting out the harsh Red Planet winter for more than four months.
Some seizures briefly incapacitate, while other seizures can be deadly. Knowing the difference is obviously of grave importance, but figuring out which is which is difficult.
"Epidermal Electronics for Continuous Pregnancy Monitoring."
Nobody expected the enormous, 5.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Note to be anything more than a joke. Many gadget reviewers hate big-screened phones.
Imagine walking up to a tall, cylindrical pod, and talking to a life-size, 3-D projection of a faraway friend, family member, or colleague.
Jonathan Zittrain calls for a technological solution to the ethical questions raised by Internet culture.
Low-tech phone technology allows images to be sent as bitmaps in text messages, opening up applications for the world's poorest.
SoundWave lets an ordinary laptop function like a Kinect sensor.
U.S. military observers can have trouble identifying satellites whizzing overheard in Earth's crowded space lanes.
Not everyone is game enough to fit a laser beam on to a shark’s head and live to tell the tale intact, but not everyone is a marine biologist, either.
When Sony, Microsoft or Nintendo introduces a new videogame console, its obsolescence within six years is more or less assumed.
With giant multi-touch gaming tables at a Hong Kong racecourse.
Wi-Fi isn’t always practical--in places like hospitals or labs, for instance, where radio transmitters are prohibited--and physical USB cables can be slow and cumbersome as well.
We've been hearing a lot about Liquidmetal lately, mostly because of rumors that Apple could be using the alloy in its next iPhone.
Imagine if you could turn your iPhone into an advanced night vision recording device, tuned to your every espionage whim. No, there's not an app for that ... but there is the USNV Night Vision iPhone Adapter.
The Night Vision iPhone Adapter connects night vision scopes and iPhone 4 models
A system first made for robot navigation could give blind people the equivalent of a Braille head-up display, according to French researchers.
Some people equate with smart meters as the surveillance of Big Brother and oppose their installation.
Apple and Samsung have been engaged in heated patent litigation since April 2011, but it looks like resolution could finally be imminent.
t creates angular momentum in a vortex beam using a number of intertwined helices similar in shape to DNA. The team showed how they could generate vortex beams with many intertwined helices, using a 1000-element ultrasound transducer array as an acou
Microsoft Corp is jumping into the fast-growing e-books market by investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook e-reader and college business, as it looks to unlock Amazon.com and Apple Inc's grip on the exploding tablet computer market.
Google Inc. (GOOG) employees who worked on a mapping-service project told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission they didn’t initially know about software that would gather personal data, even though an engineer disclosed the program’s details