Augmented reality headsets are popping up all over the place nowadays, each promising to out-do one another in the quest to catch up with Google Glass.
A team of researchers working at Purdue University have just discovered what could be called the next big super-material. It could also be called a carrot.
A little boy from Tampa has survived a five-organ transplant. Tuesday, his mother and doctors shared their medical miracle with the world.
The AwoX StriimLight B-10 sounds crazier than it actually is. It’s a lightbulb, and it’s also a Bluetooth speaker.
Perfect for when you accidentally spill an entire jug of orange soda all over yourself.
Everyone's talking about the "Internet of Things," but what exactly does that mean for our future? In this thoughtful talk, economist Marco Annunziata looks at how technology is transforming the industrial sector, creating machines that can see, feel
It might be hard to believe, but 3-D printers are already passé. Sure, there’ll be a steady flow of cool hardware and neat materials in the years to come, but the reality is that low-cost 3-D printers are basically machines that are great at cranking
Flatpack furniture may be easier to get home than the already built variety, but getting to grips with fiddly screws, hex keys and "simple to follow" instructions can soon eat away at your free time, and your patience.
With lung cancer survival rates greatly improved by early detection, we've seen a number of efforts to develop a better way to detect the disease in its early stages.
It's the question of our generation: Can we find a sustainable alternative to oil? Scientists, inventors and activists present stern warnings and visionary solutions for the energy of tomorrow.
Data will not help you if you can’t see it when you need it.
It was only five years ago in December that Al Gore claimed that the polar ice caps would be completely melted by now.
Teenage pot smokers could be damaging brain structures critical to memory and reasoning, according to new research that found changes in the brains of heavy users.
Australian scientists grow world's first kidney from stem cells in a breakthrough that could alleviate the demand for organ transplants
The survey's findings are supported by results of another study, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, conducted by the government, which found the number of people who have used DMT at some point has shot up from an estimated 688,000 in 2006
New cardiac devices are small enough to be delivered through blood vessels into the heart.
Ever wondered how your cat or dog sees the world? Now you can look through their eyes with the first 3D game that recreates the vision of different species based on scientific evidence.
Climate change is causing the North Pole's location to drift, owing to subtle changes in Earth's rotation that result from the melting of glaciers and ice sheets.
A dozen people on the tiny Caribbean island of St Martin have been infected with the chikungunya virus. It is the first time the mosquito-borne virus is known to have spread in the Americas.
Galactic commander and talk show host Stephen 'Tiberius' Colbert presented Ed Stone with a NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work on the Voyager spacecraft over the past four decades.
Germany-based companies, 3D-Micromac AG, a provider of laser micromachining systems, and EOS GmbH, an e-Manufacturing group, have teamed up to form a new organization dubbed 3D MicroPrint GmbH.
German laser weapons hobbyist Patrick Priebe, the creator of such one-off curiosities as the Iron Man Gauntlet and the Crysis 2-inspired Gauss Rifle, has now gone and made a laser rifle.
Scientists have long known the toxic effects of statin drugs, and multiple animal studies have proven an association between statins and various types of cancers. Experts at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle, US, also found the ch
Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could somehow re-grow limbs and organs as needed? That’s exactly what bioengineers specialize in. They’ve already successfully created things like tracheas and kidneys using stem cells, but the final frontier of their res
Things are not always what they seem. While most of the time our brain processes what our eyes see, there are instances when this powerful organ fails us.
The sperm's tail acts like a tiny outboard motor inside a metal nanotube; the resulting biobot could be used to deliver drugs and guide sperm to the egg
It's a breakthrough that could help thousands of American soldiers returning from dangerous deployments.
Jupiter’s icy moon Europa may be showing us its insides. Data from the Hubble space telescope suggests that enormous jets of water more than 200 kilometers tall (roughly twice as high as Earth’s atmosphere) may be spurting intermittently from the moo
Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing our story of how the B612 Foundation grew from an idea to an internationally-renowned private planetary defense mission.
Heizer Defense, inventor of the “Pocket Shotgun” .410/.45 Colt single-shot derringer, is launching a new website and gearing up to ship their pocket pistol later this month.