A question proposed a century ago about knots and smoke rings gets answered.
Technological breakthroughs and information about big ideas, innovations and the inventors that make progress possible.
Innovative imaging technology is on the horizon and it’s bringing new meaning to the term “hands-free.”
A gadget that can snap photos of individual snowflakes in freefall could lead to more accurate weather predictions.
Seeking low-cost ways to launch their experiments into space, a team of scientists has designed a space-ready, 3-D printed CubeSat.
The theory goes that the energy released by a nuclear bomb detonated just above and ahead of the eye of a storm would heat the cooler air there, disrupting the storm's convection current.
The researchers taught their computer program to learn how to recognize doodles by feeding 20,000 sketches of 250 object categories that were hand-drawn by humans.
A new flat lens could allow cameras to take distortion-free photos in the near future, researchers say.
Creating new alloys used to be a matter of trial and error, but now a technique developed at MIT could change that.
Soft robots could squirm through obstacle courses that might prove challenging or impossible for rigid metallic robots.
A pair of homemade smart glasses can translate foreign languages and provide tiny subtitles for wearers.