After a series of false dawns, the world's first commercial wave farm is to open soon. Will this be a fresh start for the technology?
SheerWind’s INVELOX wind energy system captures the breeze from an above ground portal and funnels the wind through a tapering passageway that naturally accelerates its flow. This kinetic energy drives the INVELOX generator that operates at ground le
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When high tech gunsmith group Defense Distributed test-fired the world’s first fully 3D-printed firearm earlier this month, some critics dismissed the demonstration as expensive and impractical, arguing it could only be done with a high-end......
With life threatening instances of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections on the rise, many are seeking safe and effective alternatives in the realm of natural medicine.
How do you protect yourself from a tornado that reaches 2 miles wide with wind gusts above 200 miles per hour?
The fast-growing field of 3D printing has been gaining a lot of attention. But one intriguing project coming out of the University of California Berkeley aims to use natural resources like salt and wood to reduce 3D printing costs.
An Australian team unveils the fundamental building block of a scalable quantum computer that could be embedded in today’s silicon chips
Right now, as you read these words, your life is in danger. Somewhere within the vast self-contained micro-universe known as you, in one and possibly more of your trillions of cells, something is going wrong.
Cis-1,4-Polybutadiene It’s rubber with a memory.
Though it hasn't explained exactly how, the Russian government says it is building robots that will minimize casualties during terrorist attacks and engage terrorists directly.
Grapefruits have long been known for their health benefits, and the subtropical fruit may revolutionize how medical therapies like anti-cancer drugs are delivered to specific tumor cells.
When Justin Bieber tweets, 39,361,876 people (and counting) immediately jump to attention. But when one of those nearly 40 million people tweet, does the Beebs see it? Does he react at all?
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As others have reported, I saw plants, serpents, birds and jaguar-like animals soaring, swirling, twisting and racing at almost lightning speed throughout my entire system, as though they were exploring a new habitat. At first, they didn’t pay any at
The original "Star Trek" television series featured technology that had first appeared decades earlier in science fiction stories.
On April 17, a paper arrived in the inbox of Annals of Mathematics, one of the discipline’s preeminent journals.
The organization whose big-money prizes helped get the private spaceflight industry off the ground isn't done issuing high-profile challenges to spur exploration of the final frontier.
After two years of searching, the icy observatory has finally found evidence of the high-energy particles, which may have come from a distant black hole or supernova.
One hour of global sunlight contains enough energy to meet the demands of every human on the planet for an entire year.
High-tech weapons may be screaming through the skies at five times the speed of sound by the middle of the next decade, U.S. military officials say.
Every cell in your body carries your entire genetic code.
Bruce Lipton believes 98% of all illness is environmental, while a mere 2% of disease can be traced to genetic disposition.
"Why Don't We Have" is a PopMech series that seeks to quickly explain just why some of the technologies promised by science fiction have yet to become fact. Today: fusion power.
Scientists think they've created the smallest drops of liquid ever — the size of only three to five protons.
It's not a demo, more of a philosophical argument: Why did Sergey Brin and his team at Google want to build an eye-mounted camera/computer, codenamed Glass? Onstage at TED2013, Brin calls for a new way of seeing our relationship with our mobile compu
The first specialized international conference on applications of nanotechnology in power and energy industries (International Power System Conference) will be held by Niroo Research Institute and Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council on July 3, 201
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s changing attitude toward two giant government-led high-tech projects sends a troubling message about his third term in office: Maintaining power is more important than modernizing the economy.
The organizers of a private plan to send two people on a round-trip flyby of Mars in 2018 are choosing between a variety of commercial rockets and a NASA booster for the mission.