Tech Archive
12 March 2014, 02:15 AM ET
It is estimated that by 2050 there will be a six-fold increase in the number of flights there are today. This is going to be an environmental problem, and it will need radical change in aircraft design to deal with it.
11 March 2014, 07:56 AM ET
In 2025, the Internet will be seamlessly integrated into our daily lives, but could also fuel inequality and greater government surveillance and control, experts predict in a new Pew survey.
10 March 2014, 07:37 PM ET
What if it were possible to explore your brain in virtual reality, watching your thoughts flashing before your eyes? A neuroscientist and a videogame developer have created a way to do precisely that.
10 March 2014, 08:02 AM ET
Parents are often completely engrossed in their mobile phones while sharing a meal with their children, researchers report.
10 March 2014, 03:06 AM ET
A simple laser scan could quickly identify pathogens in food and in the environment.
09 March 2014, 11:07 PM ET
A startup that makes augmented-reality motorcycle helmets was named the best wearable tech company after a competition here at South by Southwest Interactive Sunday night (Mar. 9).
09 March 2014, 10:36 PM ET
Here's a look at the best wearable tech gadgets on display at this year's South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin.
09 March 2014, 10:33 AM ET
Ideas for new wearable technologies, from a device that uses heart rhythm to verify a person's identity to a stylish handbag that can charge a phone, were part of a pitch competition on Saturday at tSouth by Southwest Interactive festival.
07 March 2014, 02:11 PM ET
Fitness trackers can get dirty, sweaty or smelly, especially if you wear them on the wrist while exercising. Here's what you need to know to clean almost any fitness band, quickly and effectively.
07 March 2014, 09:02 AM ET
A new way of printing a 3D liver replica may guide surgeries, preventing complications.
07 March 2014, 01:46 AM ET
The Consumer Electronics Show is a showcase for not only cutting-edge innovations and technologies that could make your everyday life easier, it's also a place to spot some of the most unexpected gadgets out there. Here's a look.
07 March 2014, 12:53 AM ET
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are a set of benchmarks for K-12 science education. The standards encourage students to develop critical thinking skills as well as scientific and mathematic literacy.
06 March 2014, 11:31 PM ET
Like with unleaded gas, opposition to new EPA emissions rules will fade as health benefits pile up.
06 March 2014, 06:43 PM ET
The U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier — a massive warship outfitted with the latest radar technology and sophisticated systems to accommodate unmanned, carrier-launched drones — is set to undergo more than two years of rigorous testing.
06 March 2014, 01:36 PM ET
The South by Southwest Interactive festival kicks off Friday (March 7) in Austin, Texas, and Live Science will be onsite with the latest news on wearable technologies, the digital future, robots and more.
06 March 2014, 07:18 AM ET
Facebook is in talks to buy a drone company that manufactures ultra-lightweight, solar-powered planes that are designed to fly high above commercial air traffic and can impressively remain aloft for up to five years, according to news reports.
06 March 2014, 12:26 AM ET
There are now only a few months to go until the biggest sporting event of 2014 – the FIFA World Cup in Brazil – and questions are being asked. Will the stadiums be ready? Are the airports ready for the crowds?
06 March 2014, 12:02 AM ET
One of great challenges of the 21st century has been to develop ways to manipulate matter on smaller and smaller dimensions.
04 March 2014, 11:56 PM ET
Tim Webber, Director of VFX at Soho’s Framestore, proudly took the stage to receive his team’s Academy Award, but the film’s closing titles reveal just how much of a collective effort it is to create a photorealistic movie set in the Earth’s orbit.
04 March 2014, 03:17 PM ET
Some fitness trackers have sleek, featureless surfaces. But will they tell you all you need to know? Here's what to look for.
04 March 2014, 03:17 PM ET
Most fitness trackers will last 1 to 2 weeks before needing to be recharged using a USB cord. But some use a non-rechargeablewatch battery that can last several months.
04 March 2014, 03:07 PM ET
Are you a cross-country runner? Do you hike for exercise? If not, you may be able to save some money. Mike Prospero explains how to tell for sure.
04 March 2014, 11:15 AM ET
You could generate the electricity needed to charge your smartphone just by walking around, with a new device called a triboelectric generator, researchers say.
04 March 2014, 10:21 AM ET
Mid-air collisions between wildlife and military aircraft can lead to costly and potentially fatal accidents, with birds posing the biggest threat to helicopters operated by the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force, a new study finds.
04 March 2014, 09:46 AM ET
On July 4, 2012, scientists around the world waited with baited breath for the announcement that the long-awaited Higgs boson particle had been discovered. The discovery — the result of the biggest and most expensive experiment in history — was set to eit
04 March 2014, 01:41 AM ET
Businesses battling to keep their information safe pricked up their ears last week as it was announce that Boeing has produced a mobile phone that self-destructs should the wrong person try to use it.
04 March 2014, 01:20 AM ET
High-tech robots called PackBots will be unleashed during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil to help boost security and examine suspicious objects.
03 March 2014, 05:42 PM ET
Most fitness trackers will last 1 to 2 weeks before needing to be recharged using a USB cord. But some use a non-rechargeablewatch battery that can last several months.
03 March 2014, 05:24 PM ET
You may wear your fitness tracker so often you never miss a step, but all that activity may cause your tracker to get dirty, sweaty or smelly.
03 March 2014, 04:27 PM ET
Researchers have created a sensor-embedded, replica of the heart's outer wall that could be used to treat and monitor heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation.
03 March 2014, 04:12 PM ET
You may wear your fitness tracker so often you never miss a step, but all that activity may cause your tracker to get dirty, sweaty or smelly. But after you clean it, make sure to dry it immediately and completely.
03 March 2014, 02:31 PM ET
Some fitness trackers have sleek, featureless surfaces. But will they tell you all you need to know? Here's what to look for.