The latest pleasure boats allow sailors to take to the water with a crew of just one, with sails that can move at the touch of a button.
Pandora Media Inc. (P), the biggest online radio service, said a 40-hour monthly limit on mobile users imposed earlier this year has cut music streaming and content costs as intended, while the audience continued to grow.
Over the past 14 years, fast food has gone from "awful, health-wise" to "awful, health-wise."
In the dark old days of the late 1990s and early 2000s, debates would rage about whether open source software is as good as proprietary software. And it was all a matter of opinion.
The X-15 is a strong contender for the title of “Everyone’s Favorite X-plane.” Conceived in the 1952-1954 period, before Sputnik (October 1957) and the birth of NASA (October 1958), the North American Aviation-built rocket plane was...
In case Iron Man 3 didn’t have enough Ben Kingsley for you (and really, there’s never too much Kingsley), Summit has released the first trailer for Ender’s Game
The increasing demand for flying experiments in space was clearly in evidence over the weekend as a standing room only crowd of 100 people packed into a room here at the Hacker Dojo to hear about a new era of citizen science.
Advances like GE’s new hybrid wind turbines could make renewable energy more practical.
Gray hair — one of the classic signs of aging that can lead to a midlife crisis for some — may some day be a thing of the past, much to the chagrin of hair-dye manufacturers and Corvette salesmen.
There’s a theory that human intelligence stems from a single algorithm.
Quantum networking could enable the most secure communication possible.
The group that clenched their right fist when memorising the list and then clenched the left when recollecting the words performed better than all the other hand clenching groups. This group also did better than the group that did not clench their f
We can all breathe a little easier.
A water purification system that uses nanotechnology to remove bacteria, viruses and other contaminants may be able to deliver clean drinking water to rural communities for less than $3 a year per family, according to a new study.
Microsoft has confirmed the existence of a zero-day code-execution exploit for Internet Explorer 8 that's currently being used in a series of watering-hole attacks.
Scientists have suggested climate change may mean fewer tropical cyclones in coming years, but a closer look at how global warming affects regional weather patterns reveals Hawaiians should expect more hurricane-force gales.
Citing growing evidence of the health risks associated with sunlamps and tanning beds, the Food and Drug Administration would seek regulations and more-detailed labeling of the devices, to discourage their use by people under 18.
What happens to anti-gun legislation when people can just make weapons in their homes?
It's now wireless-or-bust for residents of Mantoloking, N.J.
An intense solar storm erupted from the sun on Friday (May 3) in a dazzling space weather display captured by a NASA spacecraft.
Across the counter, a barista handed me the iPad she had just used to swipe my debit card. I tapped “$1″ for a tip and hit “no receipt.” And we were done.
Researchers hacked into a building control panel showing the layout of water pipes in Google’s third floor at its Australia headquarters
We know that Facebook writes a lot of the software that underpins its massive social network. And we know it designs its very own computer servers to juggle your every Like, comment, and cat photo.
“Medical illness and drug prices are the single most frequent cause of personal bankruptcy” in the US, according to the specialists, where patients’ copayments on drug prices average 20 percent of the total cost of the drug. That means that cancer
Stimulating the hypothalamus so there was more NF-κB activity there caused symptoms of increased age and shortened the animals' lifespan. Inhibiting NF-κB activity in the hypothalamus had the opposite effect, slowing the aging process dow
Solar Impulse will attempt to fly across the United States using nothing but sunlight for fuel.
Iris scanning as a form of biometric recognition doesn't get as much attention as retinal scanning or fingerprints, but it's got a lot of advantages.
Ebola viruses prevent the body from mounting an immune response against them, but a new study finds that mutating just one gene makes the virus unable to suppress the immune system.
A team of scientists on Kickstarter is asking for donations to make it happen. The group has set up a DIY lab, where they're selecting the genes of bioluminescent bacteria, which turn a radioactive green in the dark.
Lasers! They’re not just for shooting down drones or annoying your cat. They’re coming to your car this year, transforming pock-marked pavement into smooth ribbons of asphalt.