22 November 2013, 06:41 AM ET
More people are using devices and apps to track all sorts of habits, from how many steps they take in a day, to their eating habits, to their fertility cycle and even their sexual encounters. But a few companies are starting to track all th
21 November 2013, 04:16 PM ET
While this might read like a scenario from a George Orwell novel, it is actually a reasonable step into the not-so-distant future of the next generation of robots.
21 November 2013, 11:40 AM ET
With fuel bills expected to rise this winter, contemporary wireless programmable thermostats may help save people money and energy.
21 November 2013, 12:00 AM ET
The technique offers scientists a non-destructive way of transporting and handling rare or fragile fossils.
20 November 2013, 11:35 PM ET
With a little planning, you can minimize the environmental footprint of electronics gifts.
20 November 2013, 03:13 PM ET
Adrenaline junkies, look no further: ‘Insane’ new waterslide plans to tower over the current world recordholder as the tallest waterslide on the planet.
20 November 2013, 01:00 PM ET
A rough, gridded texture can cause water droplets to bounce off of it faster, making the material more water-repellent, new research suggests.
20 November 2013, 11:31 AM ET
A rough, textured, water-repellant surface could be used to make ultra-water proof clothing and keep airplane wings from becoming icy.
20 November 2013, 09:14 AM ET
Researchers at MIT have used 3D printers to study the structure of fish scales and use them as inspiration in the development of highly flexible and durable armor for military purposes, along with other potential applications in firefighting and sports.
19 November 2013, 05:34 PM ET
Such technology relies on meticulous shielding of quantum particles inside from any possible observation.
19 November 2013, 01:30 PM ET
Selfies aren't going anywhere, so here's how to make the most of yours.
19 November 2013, 10:09 AM ET
War has a long history that dates back to the dawn of civilization, but armies have come a long way since the spear, or the bow and arrow. Here are seven technologies that transformed warfare.
18 November 2013, 02:49 PM ET
The year was 2003, the place MIT. A handful of engineers, computer scientists and a molecular biologist convened, intent on answering a simple question: What if biology were faster, cheaper and more predictable to engineer?
18 November 2013, 11:19 AM ET
An ambitious 3D-printed heart project aims to make a natural organ replacement for patients possible within a decade. But the researcher also thinks 3D-printing tech must harness the self-organizing power of biology to get the job done.
16 November 2013, 11:17 AM ET
Despite the hype, most educational games for the iPad have never been tested for their educational value, and even fewer have been shown to improve general abilities.
16 November 2013, 11:02 AM ET
Though they are marketed as a mental workout for kids, there's such a thing as too much of a good thing. Some of these educational iPad games are incredibly addictive.
15 November 2013, 06:06 PM ET
Would physics be “far more interesting” if the Higgs boson had not been found? Stephen Hawking thinks so.
15 November 2013, 02:28 PM ET
The discovery of the once-elusive Higgs boson particle after a decades-long hunt was widely regarded as a major breakthrough, but physicist Stephen Hawking thinks the field would actually be more "interesting" if the Higgs had remained a mystery.
15 November 2013, 12:27 PM ET
Motor-oil additive could make better engine lubricants and reduce wear.
14 November 2013, 03:29 PM ET
With all this information, you might expect new breakthroughs in cancer treatment to come in thick and fast. But the more of these goldmines of raw material we have, the harder it actually becomes to make sense of it.
14 November 2013, 02:59 PM ET
To combat the rising tide of complaints about the smell of pot, officials are turning to a high-tech weapon: the Nasal Ranger, a device that measures the intensity of odors like marijuana.
14 November 2013, 02:50 PM ET
Sometimes the answers to some of the most challenging problems with technology can be found in nature. Researchers hoping to design more agile and fuel-efficient submarines are taking cues from the unique and elegant way stingrays swim.
14 November 2013, 02:00 PM ET
A new system has kept a quantum bit of information in an entangled state for 39 minutes at room temperature, more than 10 times longer than the previous record.
13 November 2013, 05:53 PM ET
While technology can't prevent storms like Typhoon Haiyan, there are some clever devices that can alleviate the suffering of survivors and provide lifesaving access to clean drinking water and hot food.
13 November 2013, 04:45 PM ET
In Chile, renewable energy stands to boost the nation's economy.
13 November 2013, 01:17 PM ET
Researchers have found a way to get quantum bits to last long enough to do computations with, using the magnetic properties of a rare earth element called holmium and the symmetry of platinum.
13 November 2013, 11:31 AM ET
By studying how the flu virus operates, researchers hope to develop more effective vaccines.
13 November 2013, 09:20 AM ET
State 'Green Banks' Helping Fund Clean-Energy Expansion (Op-Ed)
12 November 2013, 03:48 PM ET
A newly funded U.S. project will use tethered kites underwater to tap ocean currents and tidal flows.
12 November 2013, 03:27 PM ET
Biologists use Calvin Klein's Obsession for Men to attract wild animals like this African golden cat posing for a camera trap in Uganda's Kibale National Park.
11 November 2013, 04:56 PM ET
Fossils get from the ground to the museum floor with the help of increasingly precise tools, specialized glues and even 3D printing. But one thing hasn't changed in 150 years of paleontology: Prepping fossils is painstaking work.
11 November 2013, 03:12 PM ET
Car Force One has some of the most advanced tech on wheels in a ride fit for a president, but priced for the Average Joe.