The Surprising History of Making Alcohol a Powdered Substance
A startup is seeking approval to sell alcohol in tiny inconspicuous packets. But the science is decades old
This Radical Treatment Pushes Victims to the Brink of Death in Order to Save Their Lives
Researchers are putting trauma patients in a state between life and death with a technique known in movies as "suspended animation"
Here's A Water Bottle You Can Actually Eat
A simple culinary technique may go a long way toward ridding the world of excess plastic waste.
Checking The Claim: A House That Produces More Energy Than It Consumes
Forget carbon-neutral—Honda and the University of California have built a house that claims to give energy back
Massive Flying Wind Turbine Could Offer A New Path To Clean Energy
A Boston-based startup is piloting its invention in Alaska, but could soon bring alternative energy to the masses.
This Battery Could Charge Your Smartphone In 30 Seconds
An Israeli startup has developed a bio-organic material that uses tiny nanodot crystals to quickly store energy.
Checking the Claim: A Device That Translates Dolphin Sounds Into English
Researchers used new technology to interpret a dolphin noise they say translates loosely to "seaweed"
This Tower Pulls Drinking Water Out of Thin Air
Designer Arturo Vittori says his invention can provide remote villages with more than 25 gallons of clean drinking water per day
An Air Conditioner Automatically Starts Cooling While You're On The Way Home
With a host of automation features, the Aros air conditioner can help consumers save on utility costs and conserve energy
How 3D Printing Helped Repair This Man's Face
In a landmark procedure, surgeons used 3D printing techniques to restore a patient's facial likeness after a horrific injury
Checking The Claim: A Wireless Network That Streams A Thousand Times Faster?
As wireless data networks face more congestion, will entrepreneur Steve Perlman's latest idea be the ultimate fix?
A Toothpaste Tube That Gets Every Last Bit Out
Tired of wasting leftover toothpaste, a student invents a new origami-inspired design that leaves nothing behind
No Outlet, No Problem: This New Technology Could Power Your Gadgets Wirelessly
A startup says its innovative system can deliver power to devices up to 7 feet away
This Flashlight Is Powered by the Touch of Your Hand
A high school student has invented an LED device that uses body heat to light up
Could Mini Satellites Provide Free Internet to All?
A venture capital firm plans to make the World Wide Web available to anyone with a WiFi-enabled device
Checking the Claim: Can Probiotics Make You Smarter?
A researcher says a certain strain of gut bacteria can enhance brain power—but some critics aren't sold
This Wearable 'Heart Sock' May Someday Save Lives
Inventors say a new device can detect irregularities and even intervene before heart attacks turn deadly
An Airship The Size of a Football Field Could Revolutionize Travel
A new fuel-efficient airship, capable of carrying up to 50 tons, can stay aloft for weeks and land just about anywhere
How To Run 30 Health Tests On a Single Drop of Blood
Say goodbye to lengthy blood work. A new lab called Theranos says its method is faster, more accurate and much less painful
Can This Toilet Save Millions of Lives?
A solar-powered toilet is the latest hope for the 2.5 billion people without access to clean water