Tech Archive
04 December 2015, 08:36 AM ET
Simple steps can keep your credit card and personal information safe while shopping for family and friends this holiday season.
03 December 2015, 03:59 PM ET
A new phase of carbon, called Q-carbon, is even harder and brighter than natural diamonds, and has unique magnetic and electrical properties.
03 December 2015, 01:38 PM ET
How do you build the world’s lightest metal? Make it mainly from air, according to scientists.
01 December 2015, 09:14 AM ET
Scientists say 3D-printed structures loaded with embryonic stem cells could one day help doctors print out micro-organs for transplant patients.
30 November 2015, 03:01 PM ET
The Large Hadron Collider began smashing heavy lead nuclei into each other at the highest energies yet, an experiment that could reveal conditions soon after the Big Bang.
30 November 2015, 02:55 PM ET
The company says that delivery drones could be as "normal" as mail trucks someday.
30 November 2015, 10:11 AM ET
Lasers could enable scientists to develop tiny, shoebox-size accelerators.
28 November 2015, 04:53 PM ET
Digital hoarding could one day be a diagnosable disease.
24 November 2015, 10:34 AM ET
For the first time, scientists have achieved infinite speeds on a microchip. The light-warping technology behind this innovation could lead to new light-based microchips and help enable powerful quantum computers, researchers said.
24 November 2015, 08:44 AM ET
Not many people can say they have traveled to the edge of space, but a team of scientists and engineers is daring to join those ranks.
23 November 2015, 11:57 AM ET
From hand warmers to ways to document it all, here are some of the best gifts for the adventure seeker in your life.
20 November 2015, 10:18 PM ET
You may not get along all that well with other drivers on the road, but eventually, your car might.
20 November 2015, 02:01 PM ET
Scientists have demonstrated that it is possible to embed electronic circuits in living plants, which could one day be used as sensors to monitor plant health.
20 November 2015, 10:09 AM ET
A trunk containing about 2,600 undelivered letters — 600 of them unopened — was recently rediscovered. Researchers are now collaborating on a new project to study the rare archive.
19 November 2015, 01:33 PM ET
These gifts can help the people in your life meet their fitness goals and ring in the New Year with a healthier lifestyle.
19 November 2015, 07:56 AM ET
A new jet-powered drone might be the most complex flying machine ever built using 3D printing.
18 November 2015, 12:44 PM ET
"X-ray vision" that can track people's movements through walls using radio signals could be the future of smart homes, gaming and health care, researchers say.
17 November 2015, 05:04 PM ET
Kids are curious creatures. Here are some awesome and educational science toys, many for $30 or less, that can entertain and engage your family.
17 November 2015, 02:55 PM ET
Containing human waste and using it’s nutrients is a challenge. Nearly a thousand children die each day from illness related to poor sanitation and hygiene.
17 November 2015, 07:29 AM ET
Mechanical eyes that shoot laser beams could one day help robot bees fly without crashing into obstacles, researchers say. These laser eyes could also one day help people control smartphones, wearable technology and other devices using only gestures.
16 November 2015, 03:51 PM ET
The organization's many-sided facade is about to become a giant digital photo album.
14 November 2015, 10:01 AM ET
Google's new "TensorFlow" system is the backbone of many of the company's core functions, ranging from "Smart Reply," which suggests up to three responses to emails, to speech recognition functions in the Google app.
13 November 2015, 03:36 PM ET
A massive portion of the old Bay Bridge is set to be demolished on Saturday, but the whole endeavor is unlikely to be very dramatic, experts say.
13 November 2015, 08:11 AM ET
Advanced physics is a lot more fun than you might think.
13 November 2015, 08:09 AM ET
The winning images from this year's contest don't disappoint.
12 November 2015, 11:58 AM ET
Night-vision windshields on cars might one day be possible with advanced thermal imaging technology based on flexible, transparent, atomically thin sheets of carbon, researchers say.
11 November 2015, 07:47 AM ET
These torch-wielding robots might be the new face of manufacturing.
09 November 2015, 03:33 PM ET
A Google Doodle on Nov. 9, 2015, honored Hedy Lamarr, MGM movie star and inventor
09 November 2015, 09:08 AM ET
Researchers at Donghua University have built the paper out of nanoscale graphene oxide. In a "micro-robot capacity, the origami-inspired paper can be used to grasp and move objects that are up to 5X heavier.
09 November 2015, 07:21 AM ET
Origami-inspired graphene paper that can fold itself could be used to create anything from miniature robots to artificial muscles, according to a new study.
06 November 2015, 10:08 AM ET
Scientists are one step closer to developing life-like prosthetics: A research team from Stanford University has created artificial skin that allows brains cells to "feel."
06 November 2015, 09:48 AM ET
The future has arrived in the Big Apple.