Photonic crystals of tungsten emit visible light but without the same wasteful emission of infrared, say researchers aiming to reinvent the light bulb
Devices from two startups could be used to treat people with anxiety disorders—and one of the devices may eventually diagnose pain.
Researchers describe a way to make solar cells that can be applied like stickers to different surfaces, broadening applications.
When Google bought Motorola for $12.5 billion last year, tech pundits had a ton of theories for what the move was really about.
Today's marvelous, over-the-top holiday light displays prove that we've come a long way since the days of hanging candles on a tree.
SpaceShipTwo has made its first flight with its rocket, a significant milestone even if the engine didn’t actually fire.
The way Joe Woodland told it, he was the only one in the jury room who thought the guy was innocent.
A big mouth and deep pockets just joined the battle to change what many see is a broken patent system.
Autodesk, the industry leader in CAD software, has announced it is partnering with biological printer manufacturer Organovo to create 3-D design software for designing and printing living tissue.
Athletes in the U.S. suffer 3.8 million sports-related concussions each year. While helmet makers dither with small improvements, Swedish scientists have built something that could protect us all.
Not to be outdone by Audi’s China-only, US$421,925 R8 coupe, Swedish hypercar manufacturer Koenigsegg hopes to tickle the fancy of the Chinese buyer with its One:1 concept.
Tunisian green energy startup Saphon Energy has created a new bladeless wind turbine which draws inspiration from the design of a ship’s sails, and promises to convert the kinetic energy of the wind into electricity at up to double the efficiency – a
American ingenuity is an incredible force, and nowhere more so than on the battlefield.
An Arizona-based company recently filed a patent for high-tech futuristic handcuffs that are, in a word, terrifying.
Timothy Kenny, aeronautical engineer of the Aeroscraft division, shares details about the Aeroscraft design and applicability
Success in the war on terrorism depends on knowing where the enemy is hiding and having resources in place to act on that knowledge quickly.
A team in Japan are hoping pedal-power will beat the world record for a human-propelled plane—in a flying machine made from polystyrene, they said Monday.
Introducing Mujjo's Leather Touchscreen Gloves.
The latest mind-reading headband might be the best-looking yet. For now, however, there aren't many applications to go with it. Interested customers can order a headband, but it won't be ready for shipping for another six months.
Utah State University presented a first-of-its-kind electric bus that is charged through wireless charging technology in a demonstration Nov. 15.
"When a drug can flow into a cavity then conform to the shape of the cavity and stay there, it offers unprecedented opportunities [in the] delivery of drugs."
The team wants to beat the world distance record for a pedal-powered airplane.
3-D printed organs. Brain chips providing superhuman abilities. Megacities, built from scratch. The U.S. intelligence community is taking a look at the world of 2030. And it is very, very sci-fi.
A 16-year-old's homemade wireless robotic limb.
Today's leading-edge technology is headed straight for tomorrow's junk pile, but that doesn't make it any less awesome. Everyone loves the latest and greatest.
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Raspberry Pi, the new and novel credit-card-sized computer, has inspired the minds and workshops of an entire hacking community, who not only develop software projects for it, but are creating external interfaces with clever abandon.
Carbon nanotubes that respond to visible light might mean better solar cells and artificial retinas.
The ELF is a pedal/electric velomobile, that can be charged using a built-in photovoltaic panel
A computer that can be screwed into a light socket can project interactive images onto any nearby surface.