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: 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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Telepresence robots are way cool, but way expensive. We've seen several platforms for these machines that let you remotely guide a robot around a d... read more »
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Pleo the pet robot dinosaur is back after basically going extinct in 2009. (Credit: Tim Hornyak/CNET) LAS VEGAS--Pleo is an autonomous toy dinos... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Signaling the beginning of the end for NASA's storied shuttle program, the Endeavour plunged back to Earth today, closing... read more »
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Ford Motor&39's Active Park Assist determines angles, then at driver&39's prompt steers a car into its space while driver controls the gas pedal, b... read more »
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Marathons and races have long been used as a way to raise money for charity, but opportunities to participate in such fundraising efforts are typicall... read more »
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Intel Labs will invest $100 million in U.S. university research over the next five years, the chipmaker announced today. Intel will open Intel Sc... read more »
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Jill Tarter, director of the SETI Institute, wants individuals to help in the search for intelligent life in the universe. (Credit: James Martin... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--An electrical glitch with the shuttle Endeavour's hydraulic power system forced NASA managers to scrub today's planned la... read more »
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Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, plans to build a commercial heavy-lift rocket that will carry more than twice the payload of existing larg... read more »
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When consumers buy fair-trade products, it''s typically because they are motivated more by ethical considerations than by price&8212'which tends to be... read more »
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Twelve years after launch and seven years after it collected dust from comet Wild 2, NASA's Stardust probe is making a bonus Valentine's Day flyby la... 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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The &39'NASA Explorer&39' badge on Foursquare (Credit: Foursquare) The first live Twitter messages from space were less than a year ago, but alread... read more »
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The notion of erasing memories associated with painful or harmful pasts is not a new one. But it has remained just that: a notion. Will erasing mem... read more »
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The Dragon spacecraft from SpaceX. (Credit: SpaceX) SpaceX has won the first-ever license from the Federal Aviation Administration allowing a priv... read more »
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(Credit: The Chinese University of Hong Kong) We've seen robots that can slither up a tree and shimmy up telephone poles, and now engineers in Ho... 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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The Jaguar has fallen from the top of the food chain. When the Top 500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers is released today, the Cray... read more »
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