Innovation

Technological breakthroughs and information about big ideas, innovations and the inventors that make progress possible.
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Prize for 480 New Varieties of Wheat
wheat, innovation
September 19th, 2014
Across the world, scientists are currently exploring a range of strategies to increase wheat yield.
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Stealth Cheetah Robot Sprints Like a Cat (Video)
The robot cheetah.
September 15th, 2014
MIT's new robotic cheetah isn't as speedy as its wild counterpart, but it is stealthy and surprisingly agile.
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Maker Faire Celebrates Innovation and Tech in NYC This Weekend
This image was taken on May 17, 2013 at a past Maker Faire
September 19th, 2014
The World Maker Faire is coming to the New York Hall of Science in Queens this weekend (Sept. 20-21).
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Breast Pump 'Hackathon' Seeks Better Tech for Busy Moms
Breast Pump
September 18th, 2014
Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are on a mission to make the breast-feeding experience better for moms.
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Apple Watch: What's So Great About Sapphire?
Face of Apple Watch
September 11th, 2014
A super scratch-resistant screen is among the Apple Watch's coolest features.
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Look Ma, No Hands! GM Announces 'Intelligent' Driving Tech
General Motors 'Intelligent' Vehicle Tech
September 9th, 2014
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.
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5 Technologies for the Selfie-Obsessed
Selfie Sombrero
September 19th, 2014
Taking the perfect selfie doesn't have to be difficult. These five tools can help you achieve selfie stardom.
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Tiny Implants Could Give Humans Self-Healing Superpowers
Concept drawing of program.
September 18th, 2014
The Pentagon wants to give patients with chronic conditions self-healing superpowers.
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US Military's New Laser Gun Zaps Drones
Boeing's mobile laser.
September 10th, 2014
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.
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