Chinese counterfeit parts may affect U.S. military technologies ranging from drones to missile defense systems, according to a Senate report.
Illegal file-sharing of South Korean TV dramas and pop music has opened the eyes of North Koreans to the outside world.
An energy efficiency makeover for one of the world's most iconic skyscrapers suggests how cities worldwide can save on energy costs.
Self-driving cars could make work commuters safer, cheaper and much more pleasant with a hands-off approach.
The science fiction film Predator inspired a new battlefield invention to help U.S. Army machine gunners carry a combat load of ammunition.
A new video game about a U.S.-China Cold War and drones gone wild has already inspired a U.S. Military office to consider a new drone design.
Soft, inflatable robots could do their jobs more easily than rigid machines and work more safely around squishy humans.
Today's U.S. Navy may need a lot more money to build the flying aircraft carrier of the new Avengers superhero film.
A Berkeley freshman's DIY automated dorm room draws online attention and a notice to appear at a student judicial hearing.
Student teams won $115,000 in scholarship money by trying to figure out if high-speed rail makes sense for the United States.
Patriotism and the liberty to pursue happiness may be more important for a country's innovation than just having great innovators.
Does mining asteroids for precious metals make economic sense? And how much is out there anyway? We ask an asteroid expert and an economist to find out
Scientists must share the source codes behind their computation-based research to catch bad science and avoid breaking the scientific method.
New electric vehicle tests will show how plug-in cars can figure out the best times to recharge on the power grid.
The Mass Effect controversy signals how video games have lifted storytelling expectations beyond what's available in books or films.
Solar panels arranged as 3D towers can make as much as 20 times more power compared to a flat solar panel installation.
The military wants to learn how to hack video game consoles to dig up private gamer information such as online chat room data.
Floating farms of thermoelectric panels could create electricity for everything from homes to coastal towns and cities.
The "Hunger Games" world of hovercraft and bioengineered mutation creatures goes to the dark side of technological progress.
A U.S. startup's body armor inserts could protect soldiers against the traumatic force of a bullet's impact.
Tobacco plants responsible for millions of smoking deaths each year could become a public savior by transforming into living factories for making vaccines.
Leonardo da Vinci's Hollywood transformation from genius inventor into action hero is less surprising when considering he was praised for his Renaissance man charm, good looks and physical strength.