Computer scientists have created machines that have the balance and agility to walk and run across rough and uneven terrain, making them far more useful in navigating human environments.
A new surgical procedure could help people suffering from debilitating wounds.
A mobile ad company plans to offer deals based on data collected from in-car apps.
Biking to work has never been more convenient
Wondering how nutritious that food is, if that plant needs water, or just what that misplaced pill is?
France's Patrice Bardin has come up with a stylish and eye-catching twist on self-accompaniment.
A recent study, headed by MIT professor Allan Adams, has shown that black holes have a sort of fluidic surface.
The human brain is the fastest and most efficient computer we've ever developed, but there’s still a lot about it we still don’t understand.
He slept early and got up early. When he had time, he sat up straight with his eyes closed and hands in his lap, at times not moving at all for a few hours. [ this is straight forward meditation and the time length suggests a skilled practitioner –ar
Technologies designed specifically to track and monitor human beings have been in development for at least two decades.
The researchers studied one village that has only 40 inhabitants.
Arcturus UAV unveils JUMP™, a vertical takeoff and landing system for our T-20 and T-16 fixed wing UAVs.
Space elevators are the pie-in-the-sky solution to all of humanity's space access problems. Instead of playing Aerosmith as we haphazardly blast our way to the surface of one asteroid or another, we could listen to the sweet sounds of elevator muzak
Radio controlled toys don't come much bigger than a full-sized Blackhawk helicopter that can be controlled by a dude on the ground with a joystick.
Nissan is currently testing out a prototype that it says could make car washes a relic of the past. The test car benefits from a new nano-paint treatment that repels dirt and grime. The automaker is putting the car through the dirty wringer to see ho
Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.
This vertical-landing plane runs on electricity
Back in the mid-1980s, Andy Warhol made a series of digital artworks on an Amiga 1000, a personal computer created by Commodore International.
A couple of years ago, we first heard about a gecko-inspired reusable adhesive known as Geckskin.
Following on from the completion of flight envelope expansion trials in December 2013, AgustaWestland gave the first customer demonstration flights of the AW609 tiltrotor aircraft in February.
People have been banging nails into things for nearly five and a half thousand years, if archaeologists are correct.
Ginseng truly is an amazing plant and lives up to its name as a cure-all! Although it has been used medicinally for at least 5,000 years, we are still discovering its uses! Next time you are experiencing anything from fatigue to hair loss, take a loo
Studying how mantises see in 3-D could provide clues about how 3-D vision evolved in the natural world and lead to new techniques in implementing 3-D recognition and depth perception in computer vision and robotics.
Telomeres (tiny bits of DNA that influence longevity and health) have been causing quite a stir among researchers lately --- and for good reason.
The Pentagon's secretive research and developmental unit has announced that it will create a new biotechnology division as a way to harness new engineering capabilities.
What do you guys know about Lyme Disease? I have a friend who was diagnosed with it, and is undergoing (brutal) treatment. I didn't know much about it, so she recommended that I watch this film.
The unprecedented reusable rocket test launched by SpaceX last week paves the way for a potentially revolutionary leap forward in the cost of spaceflight, the private company's founder Elon Musk said today (April 25).
. However, the researchers do caution that continuing studies will be needed to substantiate some of the rather broad dietary distinctions, associations presented in this current re
Padgett stopped going to work and spent all of his time studying math and physics, focusing on fractals, which are repeated geometric patterns. Even though he showed no talent for art before, he started drawing fractals in extreme detail - someti
People who have lost their hearing will be injected with a harmless virus carrying a gene that should trigger the regrowth of their ears’ sensory receptors