They're still a threat to bats and birds and now they even have their own "syndrome". So, are there better ways to capture the wind?
April 05, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Scientists keep learning new things about food all the time, from the diet power of olive oil's aroma to how chewing gum can keep you away from healthy foods.
April 02, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Should sending "Thank you" emails and leaving voice mails now be considered bad manners? Some think texting has made it so.
March 25, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
More and more scientific research is showing that sleep is more important to our state of mind--and body--than we ever could have imagined.
March 08, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
With nanomedicine, the strategy is not to poison cancer cells or to blast them away but to trick them
March 01, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Researchers at MIT are investigating how to turn houses in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into mini-power plants
March 2013 | By James Holloway
The White House wants to fund a huge project that would allow scientists to see, in real time, how a brain does its work.
February 25, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Last week's close encounters with space rocks have raised concerns about how we deal with dangerous asteroids. Here's how we would try to knock them off course.
February 19, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Don't understand love? Not to worry. Scientists continue to study away to try to make sense of it for the rest of us
February 13, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
The inventor's vision of a global wireless-transmission tower proved to be his undoing
February 04, 2013 | By Gilbert King
Pro football is turning to screens--some massive, others on smart phones--to try to keep its fans entertained.
February 01, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Scientists are busy tracking the sources of stolen uranium in the hopes of deterring crime—and prevent the weapons getting into the wrong hands
February 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
We're getting closer to the day when your smartphone knows you have a cold before you do
January 30, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
As cities like New York prepare for what appears to be a future of more extreme weather, the focus increasingly is on following nature's lead.
January 23, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
HapiFork, a utensil that slows down your eating, is one of a new wave of gadgets designed to help you take control of your health.
January 17, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Giving computers vision, through pattern recognition algorithms, could one day make them better than doctors at spotting tumors and other health problems.
January 07, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
All are inventive minds pushing technology in fresh directions, some to solve stubborn problems, others to make our lives a little fuller
December 27, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Here's the second half of a list of innovations that, while not as splashy as Google Glass, may actually become a bigger part of our daily lives.
December 21, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
They haven't received much attention yet, but here are some of the more innovative--and useful--ideas that have popped up this year.
December 18, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Canadian researchers have created a computer model that performs tasks like a human brain. It also sometimes forgets things.
December 14, 2012 | By Randy Rieland