Tech Archive
17 April 2014, 01:22 AM ET
If you’re one of the thousands of smartphone users experiencing battery drain, you’d have been pleased to read that Tel Aviv-based start-up StoreDot recently unveiled a prototype charger that fully charges a Samsung Galaxy 4 battery in around 30 seconds.
16 April 2014, 05:25 PM ET
The Timex Ironman Run Trainer 2.0 is a GPS-enabled watch that runners of all levels can use to log workouts and measure their performance by viewing data about time, distance and heart rate. Here is how the watch performed in several categories.
16 April 2014, 02:27 AM ET
You can learn a lot about volcanoes by studying explosions. The more we can learn about their explosive behaviour, the more chance we have of saving lives when they suddenly erupt.
16 April 2014, 02:21 AM ET
There is always hope that scientific innovations will help solve global problems. So can scientists help solve the globe’s ultimate problem: eliminate extreme poverty?
15 April 2014, 05:51 PM ET
The FuelBand SE is an activity tracker from the sports company Nike that allows you to track your activity and compare it with others in the Nike+ community.
15 April 2014, 01:05 PM ET
A Google-owned company has chosen to forgo military funding for the next round of a robotics competition hosted by DARPA, the branch of the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for developing new technologies for the military.
14 April 2014, 03:10 PM ET
At sports venues designed to maximize crowd atmosphere, beware of hearing loss.
14 April 2014, 02:42 PM ET
In 2012, scientists at the world's largest atom smasher came across evidence of what they believe is the Higgs boson, a long-sought particle that gives other matter the property of mass. Here are four bizarre facts about other bosons.
12 April 2014, 03:43 PM ET
It’s only when the black box recorders are recovered that investigators will be able to find out what happened to the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 and the 239 passengers and crew.
12 April 2014, 06:11 AM ET
Recruiters, especially those in the tech sector, are increasingly turning to social media as a way to find qualified candidates. Here are the skills and jobs that hiring managers are searching for.
12 April 2014, 02:12 AM ET
On Tuesday (April 15), will premiere a new documentary "LIGO, A Passion for Understanding" by filmmaker Kai Staats, which follows scientists using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories (LIGO) to hunt for gravitational waves.
12 April 2014, 01:42 AM ET
Few of us do it but we should all be in the habit of changing our passwords regularly.
11 April 2014, 04:26 PM ET
Bertrand Piccard, who with André Borschberg, founded the effort to build Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered airplane with which they will try to fly around the world, addresses the doubters, the skeptics and the haters.
11 April 2014, 02:43 PM ET
There is little users can do to escape from the latest internet bug- a flaw in a security system used by the majority of web sites.
11 April 2014, 02:42 PM ET
A robotic humanoid astronaut on the International Space Station is about to get its legs. NASA has crafted a pair of space legs for its robotic astronaut torso called Robonaut 2 on the space station now.
11 April 2014, 02:40 PM ET
The Malaysian government has reportedly launched an investigation into the actions of civil aviation and military officials in connection with the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
11 April 2014, 12:35 PM ET
A 3D display made from a curtain of fog could be the computer screen of the future, changing the way people interact and collaborate with each other.
11 April 2014, 10:07 AM ET
MisTable is a tabletop system that combines a conventional horizontal interactive surface with personal screens between the user and the tabletop surface.
10 April 2014, 09:29 PM ET
Wind power is now big business in the US, and it is getting bigger.
10 April 2014, 06:31 PM ET
Oversized-load vehicles were blocked from traveling through wild and scenic river Route 12 in Idaho by court order. Oil field equipment movers were using this route to reach the Tar Sands development in Alberta, Canada. This American Land reports.
10 April 2014, 05:33 PM ET
Adjusting to new time zones might get a bit easier for jet-lagged travelers.
10 April 2014, 03:49 PM ET
Researchers employ supercomputers to understand and predict black holes swallowing stars.
10 April 2014, 12:49 PM ET
A massive breakdown in Internet security, known as the Heartbleed bug, may have compromised millions of websites, potentially exposing users' passwords and other personal information. Here are some tips for how to beef up your online security.
09 April 2014, 04:44 PM ET
Two Swiss pilots who will attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane are planning to give the public a virtual tour of their high-tech ride today (April 10).
09 April 2014, 01:46 PM ET
A new solar-powered plane that will be used to fly around the world in five consecutive days without using any fuel was unveiled today (April 9) in Switzerland.
09 April 2014, 10:10 AM ET
Researchers have produced a new ceramic inspired by nacre, the material also known as mother-of-pearl. The new material is much tougher than common ceramics and is derived from the nacre of abalone, a small single-shelled marine mollusk.
09 April 2014, 10:09 AM ET
Researchers have produced a new ceramic inspired by nacre, the material also known as mother-of-pearl. The new ceramic is less brittle than regular ceramic but still handles high heat.
09 April 2014, 10:08 AM ET
An Australian vessel searching for the Malaysia Airlines flight in the Indian Ocean picked up more pings Tuesday that could be from the missing aircraft, Australian authorities said Wednesday.
09 April 2014, 09:10 AM ET
Scientists have built nanobots that can respond to chemical cues and operate inside a living animal. More than that, they can operate as logic gates, essentially acting as real computers.
09 April 2014, 06:30 AM ET
Solar Impulse will unveil its new solar-powered plane today (April 9). The aircraft will be used for a first-of-its-kind journey around the world in 2015.
09 April 2014, 02:58 AM ET
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has once again intensified now that search planes and ships may have detected a signal from its black box.
08 April 2014, 07:01 PM ET
A robot that can dig quickly and deeply in mud or wet sand could one day be used to lay underwater cables, dig up and detonate underwater mines, or anchor machines to the seafloor, researchers say.
08 April 2014, 05:18 PM ET
It’s about what America needs to do to be successful in the future, says the bow-tied former drafting engineer. EICtv News interviewed one of the most recognizable faces of science for the S.E.T. Awards.
08 April 2014, 04:14 PM ET
Researchers at MIT developed a robot, named RoboClam, that can dig with extreme efficiency. The robotic workhorse was inspired by the way Atlantic razor clams burrow quickly and deeply into wet sand.
08 April 2014, 01:49 PM ET
Aerospace giant Boeing is designing a new type of aircraft capable of taking off, hovering and landing vertically. These vehicles could one day be used by the military to transport troops, weapons or cargo to and from the battlefield.
08 April 2014, 10:52 AM ET
Thermal images captured by a small drone allowed archaeologists to peer under the surface of the New Mexican desert floor, revealing never-before-seen structures in an ancient Native American settlement.