Tech Archive
07 January 2015, 06:58 AM ET
A new generation of smart sensors aim to help people avert health emergencies before they happen.
07 January 2015, 06:55 AM ET
Musician Stevie Wonder spoke here at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about the need to make technology more accessible to people with disabilities.
06 January 2015, 03:33 PM ET
A seemingly endless assortment of fitness trackers, smart appliances and self-driving cars are on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, but why do these gadgets matter?
06 January 2015, 11:17 AM ET
NASA has proposed a new citizen science challenge called the 20-20-20 Airship Challenge that calls for high-altitude and long-duration airship designs.
06 January 2015, 06:54 AM ET
In 2013, President Barack Obama launched an ambitious research effort to revolutionize understanding of the human brain. Known as the BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies), the project aims to develop new tools
04 January 2015, 11:55 AM ET
A new fitness tracker from Withings may appeal to those with an eye for fashion who don't want to break the bank.
31 December 2014, 02:25 PM ET
In 2015, green might just be the new black.
30 December 2014, 04:45 PM ET
Debris and bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 have been recovered, but search and rescue teams are still looking for the rest of the plane and its black box to determine what caused the crash.
30 December 2014, 10:00 AM ET
Email, the Internet and cellphones might not be cutting-edge, but they're the tools most workers rely on to get their jobs done, according to a new survey.
30 December 2014, 09:08 AM ET
Thanks to the excitement surrounding the dig at Amphipolis, Greece, dozens of unofficial artistic reconstructions have cropped up on YouTube and other websites.
29 December 2014, 02:40 PM ET
There are big differences between the missing AirAsia Flight 8501 and Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared earlier this year.
29 December 2014, 06:14 AM ET
The past year has been a boom time for the commercial spaceflight industry, but alongside the successes have come failures, even tragedies.
25 December 2014, 09:05 AM ET
Here are the 12 best science nuggets from 2014's science-fiction films.
24 December 2014, 01:11 PM ET
A newer, larger U.S. Navy helicopter drone can take off and land from a moving boat.
23 December 2014, 08:27 AM ET
Whether you're a gamer, a smartphone junkie or a health nut, there's bound to be a gadget at this year's CES that will grab your attention.
22 December 2014, 06:50 AM ET
Give in to your inner tech geek and decorate your home or workspace with the things you love — like old floppy disk drives and circuit boards.
19 December 2014, 03:09 PM ET
Instead of using invisibility cloaks to conceal objects from detection, "illusion coatings" could hide things by making them look like something else, researchers say.
19 December 2014, 02:08 PM ET
Jawbone's new UP Move fitness trackers will track your steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned and hours slept, and can motivate fitness newbies to see whether their daily activities translate into lax or rigorous workout routines.
18 December 2014, 06:06 PM ET
Properties, sources and uses of the element mercury.
18 December 2014, 04:47 PM ET
There are a lot of fitness trackers out there to choose from, but which one is right for you?
18 December 2014, 12:22 PM ET
Using a new technique called 4D printing, researchers can print out 3D structures that are capable of changing their shapes over time.
18 December 2014, 02:02 AM ET
The UK’s video games industry body Tiga has called for the products to be treated like other creative industries such as television or film, rather than mere “software.”
17 December 2014, 06:11 PM ET
Decision tree for buying a fitness tracker.
17 December 2014, 02:27 PM ET
The LifeTrak Brite R450 is a new fitness tracker from Salutron that aims to provide a comprehensive view of health and fitness.
16 December 2014, 09:12 PM ET
Properties, sources and uses of the element magnesium.
16 December 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Conventional Earthquake measurement equipment is not sensitive enough to quantify the slow moving "slip" of a fault in the Earth. Researchers are now using GPS tools to measure movement, which may help assess risks of destructive earthquakes.
15 December 2014, 04:30 PM ET
We may finally be getting on the right track to figuring out how the brain works. In a new collection of essays, top neuroscientists write about the advanced technologies that might get us there.
15 December 2014, 02:06 PM ET
Researchers in Australia recently developed a solar energy system that can convert over 40 percent of the sunlight that hits it into electricity.
13 December 2014, 05:06 PM ET
New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.
13 December 2014, 12:00 AM ET
Inspired by origami, foldable technologies and products are driving a new field of engineering research.
12 December 2014, 06:22 AM ET
Hoverboards certainly sound like a cool idea, but how do these futuristic skateboards work?
12 December 2014, 06:18 AM ET
A new interactive exhibit in New York City teaches kids and adults alike about the mathematical order of the natural world in an unconventional way: with dozens of swarming robots.