Tech Archive
23 September 2014, 12:22 PM ET
About 700 inventors and innovators gathered here at the New York Hall of Science last weekend (Sept. 20-21) to show off cool creations and fun DIY projects at the fifth annual World Maker Faire.
22 September 2014, 03:03 PM ET
Carrying 100 pounds of stuff on your back is hard for a human. But for a robot? Not so much.
22 September 2014, 02:15 PM ET
Mike Senese, executive editor of Make Magazine, gave a presentation at the World Maker Faire this weekend (Sept. 20-21) on ways drones can be used for good.
22 September 2014, 01:26 PM ET
An MIT developed sensor called GelSight was integrated into a robotic arm. This sensor has successfully been used to grab a USB cable and plugged it into a USB port.
20 September 2014, 04:12 PM ET
World Maker Faire is an annual festival that celebrates science, technology and innovation. The event features hands-on workshops, panel discussions and special exhibits. Here are some photos from the 2014 World Maker Faire in New York City.
20 September 2014, 01:05 AM ET
Aerodynamics is the study of how gases interact with moving bodies, especially aircraft and automobiles.
19 September 2014, 05:45 PM ET
The World Maker Faire is coming to the New York Hall of Science in Queens this weekend (Sept. 20-21).
19 September 2014, 09:18 AM ET
Taking the perfect selfie doesn't have to be difficult. These five tools can help you achieve selfie stardom.
18 September 2014, 03:28 PM ET
Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are on a mission to make the breast-feeding experience better for moms.
18 September 2014, 02:16 PM ET
Harvard's Wyss institute is developing the exosuit by studying the biomechanics and physiology of human walking. Its is still in the research and development phase and not available commercially.
18 September 2014, 08:00 AM ET
The Pentagon wants to give patients with chronic conditions self-healing superpowers.
17 September 2014, 05:04 PM ET
One U.S. government agency is taking the drone craze to a whole new level. NOAA just launched a drone directly into a hurricane.
16 September 2014, 11:22 AM ET
A new particle detector has made it possible to generate three entangled photons that could be used in quantum telecommunication.
16 September 2014, 02:50 AM ET
Are you being recorded? Thanks to the ubiquity of CCTV and camera phones, the answer is more than ever before likely to be “Yes.”
15 September 2014, 03:40 PM ET
MIT's new robotic cheetah isn't as speedy as its wild counterpart, but it is stealthy and surprisingly agile.
15 September 2014, 10:15 AM ET
MIT researchers have assembled a robotic feline that weighs about the same as its real-life counterpart. It reached its current top speed during indoor track experiments.
15 September 2014, 09:28 AM ET
Now you can explore Egypt's archaeological wonders on Google Street View.
13 September 2014, 01:18 PM ET
Researchers from NASA and Washington University will launch a telescope called X-Calibur to measure X-rays from black holes.
12 September 2014, 05:35 PM ET
The world of car racing is about to go green. The first-ever racing series featuring only electric cars will begin this weekend in China.
12 September 2014, 01:20 AM ET
Structural engineering deals with the framework of structures, making sure they can withstand the stresses of their environment and remain safe, stable and secure.
11 September 2014, 11:27 PM ET
With lab-on-a-chip technology better simulating human physiology, why are universities still conducting animal studies?
11 September 2014, 01:33 PM ET
A super scratch-resistant screen is among the Apple Watch's coolest features.
11 September 2014, 09:06 AM ET
Sci-fi celebrities and science geeks will surf in to Hawaii this weekend (Sept. 12-14) for HawaiiCon, an event that bills itself as "the world's first sci-fi, science and fantasy tropical vacation convention."
10 September 2014, 02:28 PM ET
The U.S. military is now one step closer to having a laser gun that can shoot down enemy drones in the blink of an eye.
10 September 2014, 11:57 AM ET
One of the two lost ships of the legendary Franklin Expedition to the Canadian Arctic has finally been found.
09 September 2014, 10:45 AM ET
Forget cruise control. The newest must-have feature for cars lets drivers navigate without stepping on the gas pedal or putting their hands on the steering wheel.
09 September 2014, 01:41 AM ET
Nuclear engineering deals with harnessing the energy released from nuclear reactions. Nuclear engineers work in power production, weapons manufacturing, food production, medical technology and other fields.
08 September 2014, 06:42 PM ET
This past weekend, students from around the world faced off in a competition to test mock Mars rovers designed to explore the surface of the Red Planet.
08 September 2014, 02:30 PM ET
A new particle detector called Belle II could help explain more about New Physics beyond the Standard Model and reveal insights into antimatter.
05 September 2014, 11:05 PM ET
Racing through the air at 250 mph is a lot easier in an advanced-engineered aircraft.
05 September 2014, 05:49 PM ET
Tesla Motors is building a new factory in Nevada to produce batteries for its electric cars, the company announced Thursday (Sept. 4).
05 September 2014, 01:52 PM ET
In an experiment that sounds more like science fiction than reality, two humans were able to transmit greetings to each other using only a digital connection to link their brains.