Technology | Smithsonian feed for TechnologyenMon, 18 Sep 2017 15:19:48 +0000The Intrepid Teachers Bringing Internet Access To Women In Rural India gender disparity among internet users in the country's small villages is staggering. A program called Internet Saathi aims to helpMon, 18 Sep 2017 15:19:48 +0000See the Sounds of the Amazon in This Mesmerizing Video Andy Thomas helps people experience nature in a new wayWed, 13 Sep 2017 16:52:16 +0000This Device Uses Radio Waves To Track How You're Sleeping think it could help them better understand progression of chronic diseases like Parkinson'sWed, 13 Sep 2017 14:42:49 +0000A Smart Recycling Bin Could Sort Your Waste for You's sometimes difficult to know where to put different types of plastic, but computer vision could remove any confusionTue, 12 Sep 2017 14:34:54 +0000New Startup WildKale Lets Farmers Sell Directly to Customers Through an App, it's like "Uber for farmer's markets." Mon, 11 Sep 2017 17:57:30 +0000This Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Kids With Cerebral Palsy Walk Upright with cerebral palsy often walk in a crouched position, which is difficult to maintain over long distances. A robot suit can help. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:31:37 +0000Nine Tasks Robots Can Do That May Surprise You can cook your dinner, fill your prescriptions, make your shoes and much, much moreTue, 05 Sep 2017 14:55:38 +0000Flexible Batteries May Soon Be Printed Right On Your Clothes supercapacitors, printed directly on textiles, could power medical devices, wearable computers, even phone-charging shirtsThu, 31 Aug 2017 15:14:57 +0000Milk and Sugar Pods That Dissolve in Coffee Could Replace Single-Serve Containers use plastic when you can use sugar?Tue, 29 Aug 2017 19:47:17 +0000How Robots Could Help the Elderly Age in Their Homes these helpful machines won't be the humanoid butlers of science fictionTue, 29 Aug 2017 14:10:19 +000011 Cool, Funny or Just Plain Strange Patents for Back to School alarm clocks that pummel you in the head to ingenious devices to save your crayon nubs, a peek into the patent archives for back to school seasonTue, 29 Aug 2017 13:00:00 +0000Apps Can Help You Get Pregnant. But Should You Use Them as a Contraceptive? increasing number of women are relying on apps to track their menstrual cycles. Now, there's even an app approved as birth control.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:02:22 +0000Blink Once For Yes: You Can ‘Talk’ to This New Computer Interface With Your Eyes tiny sensor mounted to eyeglasses can track eye blinks, allowing communication from locked-in patientsTue, 15 Aug 2017 18:25:22 +0000How Colorized Historical Footage Is Painstakingly Made Films conducted 5,800 hours of research and poured over 27 miles of film to create our series America in ColorWed, 02 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0000The Complicated Growth of 4-H boasts a far more complicated backstory than those blue ribbons would have you believeWed, 26 Jul 2017 13:06:43 +0000