Convergence, like the stars aligning in the clear night sky, is a momentous event in the tech industry. The world of cybernetics just had such a moment.
Solar power has made some recent debuts at high-profile venues such as NFL stadiums and the Pentagon, but new technology is making it increasingly affordable, efficient, and accessible for the average homeowner looking to cut energy costs.
Police forces around the world have had the problem that when their officers get a bit carried away and start pepper spraying tied captives there is someone on hand filming the event on their mobile phones.
The controversial studies are meant to help predict what the virus will do next.
Researchers discover that a material known for a hundred years could lower the cost of solar power.
The app's creators think of it as "lockout insurance."
Smelly grease that piles up in sewers can be useful.
Monday marked the first time in California that officials notified the public of a statewide Amber Alert through their cellphones, a California Highway Patrol official said.
"Disrupting" norms is profitable when you're a 35-year-old tech maven. When you're 16, it just makes you a delinquent.
A new study from The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) of Australia shows that although topsoil is rich in nutrients and carbon, it is increasingly being blown away by events such as the “Red Dawn” in Sydney in 2009
It's a small but important victory. Colombia has become the first country to eliminate river blindness, a disease affecting some 18 million people across more than 30 countries in Africa and South America.
In 2015, a clone will spend a year on the International Space Station while his doppelgänger remains on Earth.
AS VITAL chemicals go, it's hard to beat ammonia. Industrial production began in the early 20th century, and it played a key role in the second world war and in two Nobel prizes.
The sun’s magnetic field is set for a major flip.
The enigmatic image is perhaps the most reproduced in art history, but it's never before been painted on such a small canvas.
Graphene-based supercapacitors have already proven the equal of conventional supercapacitors – in the lab.
As soon as you try to crack it, the encryption changes.
Life in a space colony would be different from life on Earth.
Artist Sarah Hall’s collection of glass facades are beautiful and good for the environment!
A few transplants out of the 28,000 performed every year involve the same organ spending time in more than two bodies.
The genetically engineered rice has had a long journey to from lab to bowl.
Most portable chargers won’t last long if you’re away from a power outlet for more than a couple of days. The vast majority of them need to be plugged in so their internal batteries can get recharged.
Dean Lloyd started losing his sight in his mid-twenties, while he was studying medicine in the early 1960s.
Good design looks great, yes -- but why shouldn't it also feel great, smell great and sound great? Designer Jinsop Lee (a TED Talent Search winner) shares his theory of 5-sense design, with a handy graph and a few examples.
The treatments are successful no more than 30 percent of the time and side effects can be horrific, especially so with interferon.
Adolescents with mental health problems are particularly hard for therapists to engage. But a new computer game is providing a healthy conduit for effective communication between them
The Kite Patch is a little square sticker that emits a cloak of chemical compounds that block a mosquito's ability to sense humans.
The health benefits of resveratrol are almost too numerous to count.
Scientists have been mounting evidence to support the cancer-fighting abilities associated with consuming broccoli and other members of the crucifer family for more than a decade.
So-called "science-based skeptics" have long mocked the idea that human sleeping patterns are in any way affected by lunar cycles --