Tech Archive
30 July 2015, 03:11 PM ET
The days of using pen and paper to keep track of menstrual cycles are past -- apps for period tracking have proliferated. Here are our picks for the best period-tracking apps.
30 July 2015, 09:57 AM ET
Scientists shook "bricks" in a spinning chamber, and for the first time, showed that artificial building blocks can put themselves together just by banging around at random.
29 July 2015, 05:58 PM ET
Google's Project Wing could be delivering products to your doorstep in a decade with the help of two-way cellular communication systems.
28 July 2015, 09:22 PM ET
Magnetism is the phenomenon that arises from the force between objects that produce fields that attract or repel other objects.
27 July 2015, 05:00 PM ET
Got questions about artificial intelligence? Stephen Hawking has answers.
27 July 2015, 04:10 PM ET
A number of prominent scientists have signed on to a letter warning that autonomous weapons should be banned.
27 July 2015, 11:36 AM ET
For the first time, scientists have injected lasers into cells, making them light up from the inside, an advance that could one day help treat problems inside the human body such as cancer, researchers say.
25 July 2015, 08:15 AM ET
Dark matter is the mysterious stuff that cosmologists think makes up 85 percent of matter in the universe. A new theory says dark matter might resemble a known particle. If true, it would open up a window onto an invisible, dark matter version of physics.
23 July 2015, 10:34 AM ET
The 350-year-old mystery of why pendulum clocks hanging from the same wall synchronize over time may finally be solved, scientists say.
21 July 2015, 04:10 PM ET
Blasting tiny, waferlike sailing spacecraft with powerful lasers could slash interstellar flight times from thousands of years to mere decades, one researcher says.
21 July 2015, 02:31 PM ET
Think you'd never pick up a hitchhiker? Then you've probably never met hitchBOT.
20 July 2015, 04:38 PM ET
Imagine a town with crosswalks but no pedestrians, cars and trucks but no drivers. Welcome to Mcity, a fake "town" built by researchers who are testing out the driverless cars of the future.
20 July 2015, 11:54 AM ET
Small, discreet and Bluetooth-enabled, the new generation of hearing aids look more like something out of a spy movie than a doctor's office.
20 July 2015, 07:38 AM ET
The second annual Dronestagram Aerial Photography Contest brought these incredible images to light.
20 July 2015, 07:24 AM ET
Whether they're capturing panoramic views of tulip fields or snapping thrilling images of cliff divers plunging into the sea, one thing is for certain: Drones can take awesome pictures.
16 July 2015, 02:00 PM ET
Scientists have created a long-sought particle in the lab by hitting a crystal lattice with photons.
16 July 2015, 12:44 PM ET
Coils of liquid metal could be used to make stretchable loudspeakers and microphones, potentially leading to new kinds of hearing aids, heart monitors, and wearable and implantable devices, researchers say.
14 July 2015, 11:48 AM ET
A new measurement of Avogadro's number could pave the way for a measure of the kilogram based on fundamental constants of nature.
14 July 2015, 09:21 AM ET
Live Science's parent company, Purch, just launched a shopping app called Purchx that will allow users to comparison shop for fitness gadgets, baby gear, skin care and various other health and tech products.
11 July 2015, 07:51 AM ET
Spike Aerospace, a Boston-based company, is designing a supersonic jet that could fly passengers from New York to London in just 3 hours.
11 July 2015, 07:51 AM ET
A new luxury jet could get you (and 17 of your closest friends) from New York City to London in just 3 hours.
10 July 2015, 11:31 PM ET
Spike Aerospace's S-512 flies from London to New York in 3 hours.
10 July 2015, 02:37 PM ET
Plutonium is a metal, but it won't stick to a magnet, puzzling scientists for decades. Now researchers may have found this "missing magnetism."
10 July 2015, 07:23 AM ET
It may seem soft and squishy to the touch, but a new robot is tough on the inside and ready to pounce, researchers say.
09 July 2015, 09:02 AM ET
Resistance is futile — scientists are now one step closer to the Borg of "Star Trek," wiring brains together into "brainets" that can solve problems as teams, new experiments with monkeys and rats suggest.
08 July 2015, 10:28 AM ET
A silicon nanoparticle battery may offer more juice, says Samsung, but problems remain on charge capacity.
07 July 2015, 02:40 PM ET
"It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a firefighter wearing a jetpack!" That could be something you find yourself saying as early as next year.
07 July 2015, 12:00 PM ET
Any clock keeps time, but space-time is much harder to pin down.
06 July 2015, 07:47 PM ET
A new app can help you keep track of your not-so-healthy habits.
06 July 2015, 05:29 PM ET
If watching giant robots fight to the death sounds like your idea of a good time, then you're in luck.
06 July 2015, 10:57 AM ET
The prototype of the memcomputer, which works by mimicking the human brain, could one day lead to computers that solve notoriously difficult math problems and could even help to break codes.
03 July 2015, 12:11 PM ET
Mark Zuckerberg said predicts people will send thoughts and experiences to each other as easily as people text and email today. However, this fanciful idea of brain-to-brain communication is still a long ways off, neuroscientists say.