Tech Archive
09 March 2015, 06:34 PM ET
A new iPhone open-source platform enables researchers to conduct secure clinical trials that can track detailed data on users.
09 March 2015, 05:00 PM ET
More measles outbreaks are sure to occur in the United States because of people refusing vaccinations, researchers say.
09 March 2015, 01:14 PM ET
A solar-powered plane has embarked on an unprecedented flight around the world. The aircraft, known as Solar Impulse 2, is designed to fly day and night without using any fuel. Check out these photos of the solar-powered planes mission.
09 March 2015, 09:02 AM ET
The world's most valuable prize for brain science research was awarded today (March 9) to four German and American scientists who invented a microscopy technique that reveals the finest structures of the brain, in both health and disease.
08 March 2015, 11:14 PM ET
A solar-powered plane, dubbed Solar Impulse 2, took flight this morning (March 9), embarking on the first leg of a planned journey around the world.
07 March 2015, 09:42 AM ET
A century ago this year, a young Swiss physicist, who had already revolutionized physics with discoveries about the relationship between space and time, developed a radical new understanding of gravity.
06 March 2015, 04:06 PM ET
This summer, 25 robots from around the world will go head to head in a competition to test how machines could one day provide assistance after natural or man-made disasters.
06 March 2015, 09:27 AM ET
A laser weapon made by Lockheed Martin can stop a small truck dead in its tracks from more than a mile (1.6 kilometers) away, the company announced this week.
06 March 2015, 07:33 AM ET
Fitness trackers may help some people get more out of a weight loss app, a new survey suggests.
05 March 2015, 06:18 PM ET
If you've ever wished for an invention that could make life a little bit easier, take heart. Some of those dreams might become reality, thanks to a few engineering students at The Cooper Union in New York City, who, as part of a college competition, came
05 March 2015, 07:46 AM ET
The new film "Chappie" features an artificially intelligent robot that becomes sentient and must learn to navigate the competing forces of kindness and corruption in a human world.
04 March 2015, 09:31 PM ET
Virginia Tech developed Tactical Hazardous Operations Robot (THOR-OP) and Dynamic Anthropomorphic Robot with Intelligence (DARwIn) have similarities to the robot from the new film "Chappie." UCLA Labs robotic expert Dr. Dennis Hong explains.
04 March 2015, 07:40 AM ET
The Large Hadron Collider, the world’s most powerful atom smasher, juxtaposes the big and the small. In a new video, a drone flies above and through the LHC, showing all the different size levels of the device.
03 March 2015, 07:34 PM ET
Fleets of cyborg cockroaches could someday roam into damaged nuclear power plants or collapsed mines to carry out reconnaissance or locate survivors.
02 March 2015, 08:17 AM ET
Ultrafast laser scientist Margaret Murnane, who built one of the fastest lasers ever recorded, talks about different types of laser light and their applications. Also, talks about achieving that "eureka moment" of discovery.
02 March 2015, 07:34 AM ET
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's … a drone flying over the U.S. capital! The U.S. Secret Service has announced it will soon begin flying unmanned aerial vehicles over Washington, D.C.
28 February 2015, 12:24 AM ET
It may not be too long, however, until patients will be able to ward off their agonies simply by playing virtual reality games.
27 February 2015, 09:11 PM ET
Scientists from the United Technologies Research Center, Berkeley and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed new algorithms to deal with a a problem that has plagued artificial intelligence experts for decades - laundry!
27 February 2015, 05:01 PM ET
Plan to buy a fitness tracker like the Fitbug Orb or TomTom Runner Cardio? Check out our in-depth reviews before making a purchase.
27 February 2015, 11:38 AM ET
Apps that calculate your body mass index (BMI) can provide a window into your health. But which ones really work and are also easy to use? Live Science finds out.
27 February 2015, 07:03 AM ET
In the future, you might be able to talk to computers and robots the same way you talk to your friends.
25 February 2015, 01:38 PM ET
Computers have already beaten humans at chess and "Jeopardy!," and now they can add one more feather to their caps: the ability to best humans in several classic arcade games.
25 February 2015, 01:00 PM ET
Google has developed an artificially intelligent program that can teach itself to play classic arcade games such as “Pong" and "Space Invaders,” improving its performance over time.
25 February 2015, 12:54 PM ET
A man whose retina was destroyed was able to see again, thanks to an implanted retinal prostheses.
25 February 2015, 09:58 AM ET
From an extraterrestrial eye-view, on down to the subatomic particle-spawning collision detector, see the ALICE control center from which basic physics discoveries are springing.
25 February 2015, 09:33 AM ET
After testing nine smart scales, we recommend the Withings Smart Body Analyzer over the popular Fitbit Aria. Read our full review here.
24 February 2015, 10:03 PM ET
"The Internet is Forever," or is it?
24 February 2015, 09:27 PM ET
If 3D printed organs and prosthetics weren't already cool, now Marvel is on board.
24 February 2015, 06:30 PM ET
Three men who suffered car or climbing accidents that caused a permanent loss of hand function became the first people with this type of injury to receive bionic hands controlled by transplanted nerve tissue, a new study reports.
24 February 2015, 10:12 AM ET
Two historians on a mission to preserve historic structures in Ethiopia inadvertently turned a cutting-edge 3D scanning device into a tool for creating works of art.
24 February 2015, 09:43 AM ET
A 3D scanning device inadvertently helped two historians create beautiful and haunting works of art.
24 February 2015, 09:36 AM ET
DARPA’s Airborne Launch Assist Space Access program (ALASA) plans to create low cost (less the 1 millions dollars per launch.) alternative for small satellite launches.