Tech Archive
07 November 2014, 02:16 PM ET
Cyborg cockroaches equipped with microphones could one day be used to navigate disaster scenes and listen for survivors.
06 November 2014, 05:32 PM ET
The TomTom Runner Cardio is a GPS watch with a built-in heart-rate monitor, for people who want a simple device to track their runs.
06 November 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Sometimes people report they can feel a strange presence around them — a ghost. Now scientists create the eerie sensation in people using a robot.
06 November 2014, 11:35 AM ET
Sometimes people report they can feel a strange presence around them, a ghost. Now scientists create the eerie sensation in the lab using a robot.
06 November 2014, 07:49 AM ET
In an art gallery in Lower Manhattan hangs a collection of paintings that any math geek can appreciate.
06 November 2014, 07:47 AM ET
A former hedge-fund manager in New York City is making art that any math or science geek can appreciate.
05 November 2014, 05:10 PM ET
Two new fitness trackers from Jawbone were announced today — a less expensive tracker for exercise newbies and a high-end tracker with more bells and whistles.
05 November 2014, 01:01 PM ET
A new type of particle accelerator could generate high levels of collision energy in just a few meters of space, making a much smaller and more powerful atom smasher possible, and at a cheaper cost.
05 November 2014, 09:44 AM ET
The new ‘plasma wakefield’ method for accelerating electrons may pave the way for a new generation of tiny but powerful particle accelerators. Researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Lab seek a ‘paradigm shift’ to make big waves in plasma science.
05 November 2014, 07:43 AM ET
With no brains to peer into, researchers have to work hard to dissect a bot's point of view.
04 November 2014, 10:56 PM ET
History, properties and uses of the element boron.
04 November 2014, 05:00 PM ET
An F-35C Lightning II fighter jet conducted its first landing aboard an aircraft carrier on Nov. 3. The successful touchdown was considered a landmark moment for the U.S. Navy.
04 November 2014, 02:01 PM ET
In a historic moment for the U.S. Navy, a F-35 fighter jet successfully landed aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego.
04 November 2014, 01:50 PM ET
To keep wild King Penguins from stressing out, researchers piloted a rover to collect data from Passive Integrated Transponders tags (PIT-tags).
04 November 2014, 11:34 AM ET
According the Navy, the F-35C Lightning II "carrier variant” JSF successfully made the flight deck of USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) on Nov. 3rd, 2014.
04 November 2014, 06:51 AM ET
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web this year, Stanford created a digital archive of its bygone Web pages, some of which were among the earliest pages ever published on the Web.
03 November 2014, 05:56 PM ET
Using projectors, motion capture tech and animation software, researchers at MIT have developed a system where obstacles can be simulated for autonomous vehicle testing.
03 November 2014, 10:57 AM ET
US Air Force hospitals are deploying a new weapon against pathogens in hospitals. The Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots disinfect with full spectrum UV light and can kill.
01 November 2014, 02:47 AM ET
The strong nuclear force is one of the four fundamental forces in nature. It is responsible for binding together the fundamental particles of matter to form larger particles.
30 October 2014, 06:48 PM ET
The winners of this year's Nikon Small World photo competition have been announced. The grand prize goes to a photographer who captured a rare glimpse inside of a rotifer's open mouth.
30 October 2014, 04:25 PM ET
A peek into the mouth of a microscopic animal took the top award in photo contest that honors all this small.
30 October 2014, 12:53 AM ET
The field of “big data” analytics has come to sport and athletics, with massive implications for sport as we know it.
29 October 2014, 02:50 PM ET
If you're looking for something spooky to do this Halloween, you might consider walking around the block to search for ghosts in your neighborhood.
29 October 2014, 02:17 PM ET
A new Guinness World Record has been set for the fastest microchip ever made, officials announced Tuesday (Oct. 28).
29 October 2014, 07:34 AM ET
An Ohio-based company thinks it has a better idea for how to deliver packages to future online shoppers: combine drones with fuel-efficient, "green" delivery trucks.
29 October 2014, 07:25 AM ET
A chunk of copper became the coldest cubic meter (35.3 cubic feet) on Earth when researchers chilled it to 6 millikelvins, or six-thousandths of a degree above absolute zero (0 Kelvin).
29 October 2014, 01:28 AM ET
Malicious software designed to steal usernames and passwords has augmented phishing. If the end user could be compromised, entry through the protected gates of corporate and government systems would be easier, sometimes guaranteed.
28 October 2014, 04:16 PM ET
An aorta cuff, called the C-Pulse, has shown a lot of promise in a study involving 20 patients. The cuff is attached to the aorta, syncs to a patients pulse and assists in squeezing blood from the heart.
28 October 2014, 02:39 PM ET
The software on your smartphone may be able to recognize your voice, but it probably can't pick up nuances like sarcasm or outrage. But research on how to detect opinions and attitudes in everyday speech could enable tomorrow's computers to pick up on the
27 October 2014, 07:37 PM ET
Due to changes in energy policy, U.S. energy consumption peaked in 2007, and continues to drop.
27 October 2014, 06:47 PM ET
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is concerned about artificial intelligence. In fact, the inventor of the private spaceflight company SpaceX and the car company Tesla says that with AI, "we are summoning the demon."