Tech Archive
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.
05 September 2014, 07:51 AM ET
Researchers developed a technique to calculate quantum wave functions 350 times faster than previous methods.
05 September 2014, 07:50 AM ET
Robots built by students from around the world will face off in a competition designed to test how well these wheeled explorers might one day get around on the surface of Mars.
04 September 2014, 08:16 PM ET
Aerospace engineering deals with designing and building machines that fly. There are two main specialties: aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering.
04 September 2014, 04:37 PM ET
The U.S. military doesn't just build big, scary tanks and giant warplanes; it's also interested in teeny, tiny stuff. The Pentagon's latest research project aims to improve today's technologies by shrinking them down to microscopic size.
04 September 2014, 04:32 PM ET
Have you ever wished you could have your own personal satellite? One company is on a mission to put high-altitude balloons, akin to floating satellites, into the hands of space enthusiasts.
04 September 2014, 07:35 AM ET
The war-torn country of Afghanistan is currently one of the poorest nations in the world. However, the country may be sitting on one of the richest treasure troves of minerals in the world, valued at nearly $1 trillion and maybe much more.
03 September 2014, 09:30 PM ET
The technology powering robotic arms in space could be used to perform minor surgeries for children on Earth.
03 September 2014, 05:05 PM ET
Calico, the Google-backed venture seeking to cheat death, announced today (Sept. 3) that it plans to build an anti-aging drug research center in the San Francisco Bay Area under a $1.5-billion partnership with the pharmaceutical company AbbVie.
02 September 2014, 07:23 AM ET
New research suggests that spending more time with electronic devices and less time with face-to-face interaction is making kids worse at recognizing and reading emotions in others.
31 August 2014, 09:05 PM ET
Over the past few months, the Android platform developed by Google and based on the Linux operating system has been having a difficult time.
29 August 2014, 09:45 PM ET
Batteries will soon get the energy boost from sugar that we do.
29 August 2014, 01:07 PM ET
Move aside, Amazon: Google has revealed its top-secret drone-delivery project, and the first thing they used it for was delivering dog treats.