Researchers use tiny robots to study how ants navigate a labyrinth of networks, from the nest to the food and back again
March 28, 2013 | By Marina Koren
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
It's a product of the emerging field of terradynamics, which studies the movement of vehicles across shifting surfaces
March 21, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
The new technology can be packed into a tiny space, requires no glasses and can project images and video in full color
March 20, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
Modern headphones have their origin in opera houses, military bases and a kitchen table in Utah
March 19, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
When an algorithm-driven light show took over the Bay Bridge last week, it was the latest example of how much technology is transforming how cities look.
March 14, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Your publicly available "likes" can tell others a lot you wouldn't expect—including your political views, sexual orientation and religion
March 11, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
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
Deep channels, buried under lava but now mapped with satellite data, give hints to the planet's violent, wet and recent past
March 07, 2013 | By Marina Koren
Actually, fairly smart. And we're only seeing the first wave of smartwatches, with Apple expected to enter the fray as early as this year.
March 05, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Durable and rechargeable, the new battery can be stretched to 300 percent of its size and still provide power
February 27, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
Small Satellites—Some the Size of Postage Stamps—Are Transforming How Scientists Conduct Space-based Research
A new fleet of nanosatellites is zooming through space
February 26, 2013 | By Mohi Kumar
The air quality in China's biggest cities is famously atrocious, but designers think they may have found a way to combat the issue
February 26, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Cornell scientists used computerized scanning, 3D printers and cartilage from cows to create living prosthetic ears
February 21, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
Advertisers love to use futurism as a way to position their products as forward-thinking
February 20, 2013 | By Matt Novak
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
There are more than 14 billion pages on the web, but they are linked by hyperconnected nodes, like Hollywood actors connected through Kevin Bacon
February 18, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
Innovative architects are experimenting with small unmanned aerial vehicles to prove that drones can do more than cause destruction
February 15, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
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
They have recently been the subject of a lot of scrutiny, but the American military first began developing similar aerial vehicles during World War I
February 12, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp