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
As drones become common as tools of the military and intelligence agencies, how are architects and designers responding?
February 08, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
The debate over drones stirs up questions about whether robots can learn ethical behavior. Will they be able to make moral decisions?
February 08, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
For designers, the battle over what it means to be private in a very public world is a new frontier to be conquered
February 06, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
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
While scientists work toward perfecting the invisibility cloak, one designer has already developed a line of clothing that makes people invisible...to robots
February 01, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
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
The ship that went aground one year ago is slowly but surely being turned upright and salvaged
February 2013 | By Mark Strauss