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.
11 November 2013, 02:45 PM ET
Las Vegas is installing Intellistreets, a brand of street lighting that is capable of recording video and audio of pedestrians and motorists. What happens in Vegas, it seems, no longer stays in Vegas.
11 November 2013, 02:15 PM ET
Researchers simulated a man peeing into a urinal at different angles, finding to avoid pee splash-back men should decrease the angle of flow.
11 November 2013, 12:28 PM ET
Take a look at a stunning time-lapse sequence captured at the 41st annual International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
11 November 2013, 10:54 AM ET
The most precise measurement yet of the electron’s shape casts doubt on ideas such as supersymmetry that predict a zoo of undetected particles in the universe
11 November 2013, 10:27 AM ET
Fungal lung infections like those caused by Histoplasma capsulatum are difficult to treat because it's hard to get rid of the fungal cells without damaging human cells. A new way to mark fungal cells by making them glow could solve that problem.
08 November 2013, 06:16 PM ET
The Coral Castle in Florida is an amazing feat of engineering.
08 November 2013, 05:09 PM ET
A popular luxury car option might be part of the solution to unexplained traffic jams.
08 November 2013, 03:40 PM ET
Set to launch on Nov 18th, 2013, the orbiter seek to rewind the planet's geologic history back to the wet, warm epoch that might have spawned life. MAVEN's instruments may help scientists understand why the planet lost much of its atmosphere.
08 November 2013, 02:42 PM ET
Heart tissue implants -- that could help people's hearts spring back into action after heart attacks -- could be made better by growing heart cells in scaffolds made of coiled fibers, rather than straight fibers, researchers say.
08 November 2013, 02:05 PM ET
Solar radiation, trapped by our atmosphere, keeps Earth warm. But if human activity is making it too warm, Stanford scientists have developed a panel that can return heat to space. Is this a tool for future geo-engineering?
08 November 2013, 12:14 PM ET
The amount of media requested by users in the United States will reach about 15.5 hours per person by 2015. But people aren't paying attention to all that data, researchers say.
08 November 2013, 11:47 AM ET
New system can automatically identify grape varietal and sugar content.
08 November 2013, 10:02 AM ET
Leaving electronic devices inside a vehicle during cold weather may not be a good idea, causing severe damage.
07 November 2013, 08:48 PM ET
A device that mimics the squeezing action of the human heart has been used to pump urine into a microbial fuel cell, which could power robots that convert the waste into electricity.
07 November 2013, 01:57 PM ET
Researchers say they may be able to detect and annihilate disease-causing proteins in the brain with lasers.
07 November 2013, 07:31 AM ET
The marketplace for commercial drones could be worth $10 billion within three years, according to industry analysts. Drones are already widely used in the military, but experts anticipate unmanned aircraft systems could have broad commercial applications.
06 November 2013, 03:55 PM ET
Virtual monkey avatar shown from a 3rd person perspective as the movements of the two arms are decoded in real-time from the brain of a rhesus monkey. The monkey sees the arms and 3D objects from a 1st person perspective.
06 November 2013, 03:34 PM ET
Sci-fi authors, take note: Monkeys have learned to move a pair of virtual arms directly using their brain. The finding is just the latest demonstration of efforts to record signals from neurons in the primate brain and use them to operate computers or pro
06 November 2013, 02:10 PM ET
A group of researchers at Cornell University teaching a robot how to properly and safely handle a variety of objects, from sharp knives to egg cartons, based on human feedback in a grocery-store scenario.
06 November 2013, 01:53 PM ET
Researchers are training a cashier robot how to safely handle knives, tomatoes, egg cartons and other common items in a grocery store checkout.
06 November 2013, 01:42 PM ET
New calculations surprisingly revealed that all cloaking techniques available today actually scatter more light than uncloaked objects, essentially rendering objects more visible, not less — if one looked at visibility over all wavelengths.
06 November 2013, 01:13 PM ET
Recreating delicate fossils and fractured rocks with 3D printing could revolutionize geologic research and teaching, according to the technology's early adopters.
06 November 2013, 10:01 AM ET
UK-based Lick Me I’m Delicious, has developed the first-ever ice cream with bioluminescence.
06 November 2013, 07:38 AM ET
The liver's ability to naturally regenerate makes it an ideal match for bioprinting — the field of using 3D-printing technology to print living cells layer by layer with computer-guided precision.
05 November 2013, 03:13 PM ET
A new hypersonic spy plane, capable of flying up to six times faster than the speed of sound, is being developed by aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp., according to company officials.
05 November 2013, 02:06 PM ET
A massive fireball roared through a Montreal neighborhood, sparking worldwide interest after a dramatic amateur video of the event went viral. But what exactly was it? An arc flash, caused by an arcing fault.
05 November 2013, 12:55 PM ET
Critics of military drones say firing weapons from behind a computer screen, while safely sitting thousands of miles away, could desensitize pilots to the act of killing. What separates this, they argue, from a battlefield video game?