Wearable tech, EHRs and smart appliances all point to a need for increased security – and that may mean job growth.
Gadget invented by Jonathan Leach, of Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University Invention consists of laser, a super-fast camera and a computer Technology could be used by military, by rescue teams, or simply by motorists who struggle to reverse park
He said Han's case was "particularly brazen" and noted that charges are rarely brought because the U.S. Office of Research Integrity, which investigates misconduct, doesn't have prosecution authority, and most cases involve smaller amounts of mon
A fighter plane taking off from a strike carrier is a dramatic sight – not the least because of the woosh and plume of steam as the catapult blasts the aircraft into the air.
Lithium-ion batteries have made portable, rechargeable electronics commonplace.
Researchers at Harvard University's Wyss Institute have been working on methods to stimulate this type of natural tooth repair, and they think they have found a winner using an infrared laser technique called low-level light therapy. They drilled ho
A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.
Renee Terney, who traveled to Erie, Pa., earlier this month to ride the slides at Splash Lagoon, has come a long way in the 2 1/2 years since she was struck by a form of liver disease that has quickly emerged as a public health threat and a challenge
If one thing was clear from decisions handed down this week, it's that SCOTUS is clueless on technology
GETTING a good night's sleep could be the key to beating dementia, experts revealed yesterday.
Hold his ears while his TONGUE takes you to heaven and back!
The problem with recent medicinal marijuana legislation is that it's not based on actual research.
Chickens: pretty good. Do we need to improve them? Maybe.
FDA OKs ReWalk, which allows users to walk on their own
The team first started by growing a layer of nanowhiskers from insulating copper oxide on an outer layer of a single copper wire. They then treated those whiskers with a gold-palladium alloy, before finally depositing an electrochemically active coa
In the world of aeronautical developments that have taken a while to pan out, the most notable is always the flying car.
It started as a headache, but soon became much stranger. Simon Baker entered the bathroom to see if a warm shower could ease his pain. "I looked up at the shower head, and it was as if the water droplets had stopped in mid-air", he says. "They came i
The bee population situation has gotten so dire that the White House has created a bee task force.
Chris Stoyanov endured 17 years of operations to try and remove a tumour Surgeons were forced to cut away 23cm of scalp to remove the lump
Smart car scans for traffic traps and automatically slows down to obey limits
"No" is not a word one hears very often in the new normal centrally-planned, no consequence world in which the world increasingly finds itself.
Cutting edge data-driven analysis directs Los Angeles patrol officers to likely future crime scenes – but critics worry that decision-making by machine will bring 'tyranny of the algorithm'
Getting secret information to specific people, like the location of the nearest nuclear power plant, in a way that doesn't draw attention from outside is a classic spy problem.
A breakthrough in the production of solar cells will make the next generation of solar panels cheaper and safer, and promises to accelerate the development of solar energy over the next decade, scientists said.
Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of filing charges against a scientist after he admitted falsifying data that led to millions in grants and hopes of a breakthrough in AIDS vaccine researc
Genes that increase the risk of a person developing schizophrenia may also increase the chance they will use cannabis, researchers said on Tuesday after studying more than 1,000 users of the drug.
It started with an observation and a question. The girls noticed that if they slept with their mobile phones near their heads at night, they often had difficulty concentrating at school the next day. They wanted to test the effect of a cellphone's ra
Transistor built on vacuum tube principles may reach frequencies that silicon cannot.
Memristor technology promises a world where RAM never forgets—and is everywhere.
Advocates are pushing Attorney General Eric Holder to assess the privacy impact of the FBI's controversial database that is expected to become fully operational later this year.