Thinking like a superhero in virtual reality may induce people to be more helpful in real life
January 31, 2013 | By Marina Koren
We're getting closer to the day when your smartphone knows you have a cold before you do
January 30, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
In 1967, the most trusted man in America investigated the home of the 21st century
January 29, 2013 | By Matt Novak
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
The Fisher Space Pen has been made famous by Apollo astronauts and Jerry Seinfeld. But just how does it work? And is NASA really spend millions making it?
January 11, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Every January, at the Consumer Electronics Show, companies make a point of showing us how much smarter TVs have become, with the hope that they'll once again become our favorite screen.
January 11, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
MIT scientists have created thin polymer sheets that expand and contract when in contact with water, lifting several times their weight
January 10, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
Decades before the debut of the Consumer Electronics Show, early adopters flocked to extravagant high-tech fairs in New York and Chicago
January 10, 2013 | By Matt Novak
When the President signed the fiscal cliff deal from 4,800 miles away, he did it with the help of a device that dates back to Thomas Jefferson
January 08, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
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
A new study indicates that the levels of radiation astronauts would experience over the course of a deep space mission could lead to dementia
December 31, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
From the inventor of the barcode to the discoverer of how cancer spreads, we take a look at the brilliant minds who shaped our culture and modern way of life
December 29, 2012 | By Mohi Kumar
The new year could feature discoveries of life within subglacial Antarctic lakes, the brightest comet in generations and more
December 28, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
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
Whether they're breaking ground or topping off, these are the biggest building projects we'll be watching in 2013
December 26, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
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
From the Higgs Boson to the Curiosity rover, 2012 was a major year for science
December 14, 2012 | By Joseph Stromberg
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