KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Engineers successfully repaired and retested new quick-disconnect fittings in one of the shuttle Discovery's aft rocket p... read more »
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Have you ever forgotten to turn your cell phone off during a flight Did you survive The question might seem slightly churlish, but the airline indu... read more »
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Babyloid is perfect for caring humanoids. (Credit: Aichi Prefecture) The nightmare of robot babies continues apace in Japan, a rapidly aging soc... read more »
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A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three crew members bound for the International Space Station blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan t... 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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McDonald&39's shows off a touch-screen kiosk installed in France in 2009. (Credit: McDonald&39's Europe) "Welcome to McDonald's. My name is HAL 90... read more »
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The glove in the SudoGlove system contains flex, force, and vibration sensors, plus a 2D gyroscope on the wrist. (Credit: Jeremy Blum) Here's one ... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--Engineers have traced an electrical problem blamed for grounding the shuttle Endeavour Friday to a power distribution box... 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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Researchers are ready to advance their tests of a novel brain-computer interface (BCI) from animals to human subjects, and the Defense Advanced Resea... read more »
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Bill Gates gives keynote address at the 64th World Health Assembly in Geneva. (Credit: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) The Bill and Melinda G... read more »
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Canadian firm BioLytical received FDA approval this week for the sale of its Insti HIV Rapid Antibody Test in the United States. The test, which, at... read more »
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A timeline of supercomputing speed. (Credit: AMD) The Jaguar supercomputer, housed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the University of Ten... read more »
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A Lufthansa Airbus A380 departs Frankfurt. (Credit: Lufthansa) Though I mostly write about cell phones at CNET, you may have noticed that I'm rat... read more »
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(Credit: EHCI) Mobile gadgets like Apple's iPad and iPhone could offer glasses-free 3D courtesy of a new, developing technology created by researc... read more »
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Researchers have unveiled encouraging results of the first human randomized control trial of a procedure called therapeutic renal denervation to redu... read more »
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Boeing announced today that it is resuming flight testing for its 787 Dreamliner program six weeks after an onboard fire halted the evaluation progr... read more »
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Theyworkforyou.com, the site that helps the British public keep tabs on their politicians, has just made the government''s goings-on even more transpa... read more »
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You're in a dense urban neighborhood, and you're looking for parking. You could circle for half an hour, swearing at the guy who stole the space you ... 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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