Technology | Smithsonian feed for TechnologyenTue, 06 Dec 2016 14:40:57 +0000Step Inside a Virtual Building of the Future are embracing virtual reality and the complex designs they can create thereTue, 06 Dec 2016 14:40:57 +0000A New Technique Brings Color to Electron Microscope Images of Cells at the University of California, San Diego, have found a way to attach artificial color to biological structuresFri, 25 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0000Why Porsche Is Revisiting the Hybrid Car It Also Invented Porsche isn't naturally associate with hybrid cars, it actually invented them in 1900Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:59:38 +0000Untangling the History of Christmas Lights bright idea was ahead of its timeTue, 22 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000The Expensive Material Behind the Huayra's Incredible Speed much of the Pagani Huayra's speed comes down to innovative design, one material used in its Formula 1-inspired monocoque is crucialFri, 18 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0000Meet the Team of Scientists Who Discovered Gravitational Waves year, the geniuses behind LIGO announced that they had finally found what Albert Einstein had predicted a century agoThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Christopher Gray's Scholly App Is Bringing Millions of Dollars to College Students in Need entrepreneur's new digital platform has helped applicants land $50 million in scholarshipsThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Need a New Organ? Surgeon Anthony Atala Sees a Future Where You Can Simply Print It Out you can order a new body part online, you’ll have this doctor to thankThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Space Archaeologist Sarah Parcak Uses Satellites to Uncover Ancient Egyptian Ruins Indiana Jones of low Earth orbit harnesses 21st-century technology to uncover long-buried treasuresThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Is Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin the Future of Space Exploration? one had ever launched, landed and relaunched a rocket into space until the company's historic achievementThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000How OK Go Has Revolutionized the Music Video pull off one of their most daring videos, they needed a borrowed Russian transport jet, spreadsheets and calculus, and a lot of motion-sickness medicineThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000If Necessity Is the Mother of Invention, Then Play Is Its Father a new book, Steven Johnson argues that many inventions, considered mindless amusements in their time, wind up leading to serious innovations laterWed, 16 Nov 2016 18:15:09 +0000How Pokémon Go Can Save Lives in a Hurricane could mobilize by donating blood, filling sandbags and evacuating threatened areas Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:27:43 +0000NASA’s New, Super-Efficient Airplane Wing Comes With a Twist agency and several universities have designed a flexible wing that could reduce the cost of building and fueling airplanesMon, 14 Nov 2016 14:34:49 +0000Why Artificial Intelligence Won’t Replace CEOs MBA’s instinct is increasingly vital in the age of information overloadThu, 10 Nov 2016 15:33:36 +0000A Mission To Invent a Bottle That Takes the Salt Out of Saltwater are exploring the potential of creating plastic containers that, with a little sun power, could desalinate seawaterWed, 09 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0000The Pagani Huayra Is Faster Than a Jumbo Jet at Takeoff optimum effects of the Pagani-designed dual aerodynamic system are embodied by the Huayra. In just 25.8 seconds, it crosses the 185 MPH markThu, 03 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0000Robot Shellfish May Tell Us About Climate Change's Impact on Marine Species scientists at Northeastern University have developed "robomussels" with sensors to track temperatures in mussel bedsTue, 01 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0000How Virtual Reality Can Help Us Feel the Pain of Climate Change's hard to comprehend the concept of oceans getting more acidic. Unless you become the coral.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:02:57 +0000This Startup Is Harvesting Wild Algae to Make Your Next Pair of Sneakers Rob Falken found a way to turn algae into a foam that can be used in sneaker soles and on surfboardsFri, 21 Oct 2016 13:43:34 +0000Face an Active Shooter in Virtual Reality, and You May Be Better Prepared to Survive a Real-Life Encounter new VR program called SurviVR aims to train employees how to deal with an active shooter situation in the workplaceThu, 20 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +0000Beneath a Mountain in Switzerland Lies the World’s Longest Shortcut massive structure, running 35.4 miles through the Alps, begins full operations this DecemberTue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000Big Data Just Got Bigger as IBM's Watson Meets the Encyclopedia of Life NSF grant marries one of the world's largest online biological archives with IBM's cognitive computing and Georgia Tech's moduling and simulationTue, 18 Oct 2016 14:15:07 +0000With This Smartphone Microscope, You Can Play Soccer and Pac-Man With Microbes engineer Ingmar Riedel-Kruse built a 3D-printed microscope that allows students to not only observe but also interact with tiny creaturesMon, 17 Oct 2016 13:55:24 +0000