23 January 2014, 01:08 PM ET
London is going all in with sustainable energy. The world's largest solar-powered bridge — spanning the River Thames — was unveiled Wednesday (Jan. 22) in the British metropolis.
23 January 2014, 10:30 AM ET
If an earthquake originated in California's San Andreas fault, Los Angeles would be impacted by stronger than expected shakes. Researchers at Stanford University used virtual earthquakes to prove how the geography of the region causes this to happen.
23 January 2014, 06:45 AM ET
Though the Large Hadron Collider hasn't found evidence of supersymmetric particles, perhaps physicists are not interpreting the data in the right way, says one particle theorist. The LHC may detect the sparticles when it's up and running again.
22 January 2014, 10:18 AM ET
Music blasts can't quite lift you off your feet just yet, but making droplets levitate with sound may be the first step in that direction. Scientists have now developed a device that makes liquid droplets dance, hovering in midair, without exploding.
22 January 2014, 09:48 AM ET
Scientists use sound waves to make droplets dance in the air and to control their movements.(NOTE: The music is not the sound used to levitate the droplets).
22 January 2014, 12:21 AM ET
Wood stoves, which have been around for hundreds of years, have been updated for the 21st century.
22 January 2014, 12:04 AM ET
An imaginary number is a number that, when squared, has a negative result.
21 January 2014, 06:38 PM ET
New explosives detector uses inspiration from turkey skin.
21 January 2014, 10:11 AM ET
Ideas about a technology that could connect people via a global, hardwired network have abounded since at least the 1930s. But the information hub that we know today as the Internet traces its origins back to 1958.
20 January 2014, 04:04 PM ET
Each year the best airlines are determined and awarded accordingly.
17 January 2014, 06:26 PM ET
Soon our mechanical friends will be able to swap tips on how to best care for us and learn about their worlds.
17 January 2014, 04:59 PM ET
Most carbon capture schemes are complex and expensive, but research on sea urchins has revealed a clean and cheap way to capture carbon and turn it into something useful.
17 January 2014, 12:21 PM ET
Satellite imagery shows that destruction at some of Syria's most iconic ruins has intensified since the onset of the country's civil war.
17 January 2014, 11:48 AM ET
The impartial eye of satellites could help archaeologists assess, or at least verify, which sites are at risk when conflict makes countries like Syria otherwise inaccessible.
17 January 2014, 11:09 AM ET
A new DNA test could spot fakes, but it won't make chocolate taste any better.
16 January 2014, 07:51 PM ET
Claiming to be a country is an easy task, but making others accept your claim is a lot harder. Aspiring states need favors from great powers, or sometimes even celebrities, to establish their legitimacy.
16 January 2014, 06:10 PM ET
The test of China's new "hypersonic glide vehicle," which apparently took place Jan. 9, was not designed to advance the nation's ability to penetrate American missile defense systems, according to Chinese military officials.
16 January 2014, 05:00 PM ET
Agriculture is a water intensive process, but a company in Dubai called Agricel has developed a membrane for growing plants in that reduces the water needed by almost 90%. It also produces more vitamin rich vegetables while using less fertilizer.
16 January 2014, 04:01 PM ET
Americans use millions of plastic water bottles everyday, many of which end up in landfills. Levi's has found a better way to use those discarded bottles, by incorporating them (8 at a time) into a new pair of jeans.
16 January 2014, 02:46 PM ET
Examinations of airborne scans of three New England towns revealed networks of old stone walls, building foundations, old roads, dams and other features, many of which long were forgotten.
16 January 2014, 02:21 PM ET
Veiled by forest cover, stone walls, old farmsteads and other features become visible in these airborne scans of New England towns.
16 January 2014, 12:44 PM ET
CERN, the Swiss laboratory that houses the Large Hadron Collider, is opening up one beam line for high school students to perform their own experiment.
16 January 2014, 12:43 PM ET
The aging pipelines that carry natural gas to homes and businesses in Washington, D.C., are the cause of thousands of natural gas leaks detected in the city, some of which were 10 times higher than the threshold needed to cause an explosion.
16 January 2014, 11:20 AM ET
A biotech company hopes a device it is developing will offer doctors the ability to rapidly test for genetic markers associated with drug resistant bugs and other health issues – all from the palm of the doctor's hand.
15 January 2014, 09:33 PM ET
Reports this week reveal the number of text messages sent between mobile phones has fallen into decline for the first time since the service was introduced.
15 January 2014, 03:43 PM ET
Technology experts cite various government agencies — as well as a handful of individuals — that have played an instrumental role in inventing what we know today as the Internet.
15 January 2014, 03:14 PM ET
The furnace uses a lot of a home's energy — so why are they not getting more efficient?
15 January 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Fitbit, the maker of popular fitness trackers, has issued an apology and is offering refunds and replacements to some users who have experienced rashes on their wrists.
15 January 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Israel became the 15th member state of CERN, the European organization that runs particle accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider that found the Higgs Boson.
14 January 2014, 07:29 PM ET
A new robot can hover, ascend and fly horizontally with remarkably stability thanks to a jellyfish-like design. The robot's four wings are just 3 inches (8 centimeters) long.
14 January 2014, 07:01 PM ET
A new, naturally stable flying robot moves through the air like a jellyfish swims through the water. The robot could be useful for tasks such as air quality monitoring and surveillance.
14 January 2014, 07:00 PM ET
People living in close proximity to a nuclear blast have up to 30 minutes to safely seek high-quality shelter from nuclear fallout, a new study finds.