Pacemaker patients who opt for magnetic resonance imaging risk serious complications, including damage to the pacemaker's parts or a change in the de... read more »
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(Credit: Martin Aircraft) The three-year wait for a recreational jetpack may be almost over--assuming regulators give their approval. New Zealand... read more »
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The nucleus of Hartley 2 is about three-quarters of a mile across. (Credit: NASA/University of Maryland) A recycled NASA spacecraft passed within ... read more »
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The U.S Air Force seems to do a lot to make the lives of its pilots and air crew more comfortable. Just the other day, one heard about a new chair t... read more »
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Henrik Scharfe checks out his robot clone Geminoid DK, the perfect stand-in for professors who want to skip class. (Credit: Geminoid.dk) Here's a... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Engineers believe they have zeroed in on the root cause of cracks in the shuttle Discovery's external tank, NASA official... read more »
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We at Springwise are always happy to chronicle the spread of a good idea, but never more so than when those doing the spreading are part of the Spring... read more »
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A Puerto Rican moonbuggy team in action. (Credit: NASA/MSFC) The space shuttle program may be drawing to a close, but a little bit to the south of... read more »
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Floor bots: The new Roomba 760 (back) for vacuuming and Scooba 230 (front) for scrubbing. (Credit: Tim Hornyak/CNET) LAS VEGAS--iRobot demoed it... read more »
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University of Michigan computer scientists and engineers are at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco today presenting p... read more »
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USC researcher Martin Hilbert (Credit: USC) What do you get if you pile up all those USB thumb drives, CDs, chip-enabled credit cards, moldering ... read more »
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(Credit: University of Warwick) It seems you can do almost anything with robots and Kinect--perhaps even save lives. Students at the U.K.'s Unive... read more »
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Venture capitalists expect greater investment next year, while CEOs of VC-backed firms are looking at more work and more hiring, according to a repor... read more »
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Everyone knows that speed cameras work. They create the discipline of a lissom lady in leather and make sure everyone understands just what the rules... read more »
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Since moving its not-for-profit venture online in 1995, New York-based Green Map System has made online maps of sustainable initiatives accessible to ... read more »
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One thing we can probably all agree on is that in the future, robots will be everywhere. But will they play the role of master or servant Sexy tim... read more »
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Given that we are unlikely to get past 2012, perhaps it's churlish to even think of what 2025 might look like. However, the indelible optimists at NA... read more »
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Commercial spacecraft will replace NASA&39's shuttle program. (Credit: NASA) Two companies tied to prominent technology entrepreneurs are among th... read more »
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The X-47B comes in for a landing on March 4 at Edwards Air Force Base in California. (Credit: Northrop Grumman) Almost from the very beginning sev... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--A version of the Bush administration's Orion moon capsule, written off by the Obama administration and then resurrected a... read more »
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