Mar 1, 2013 A lab at Duke University has taken us one step closer to mind-melding, using rats.
Feb 21, 2013 11 scientists are $3 million richer than they were earlier this week thanks to the new 'Breakthrough Prize' awarded by Silicon Valley tech titans including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Feb 21, 2013 New research indicates that the main protection against the mosquito, DEET, may not be as effective as originally thought.
Feb 8, 2013 How will health care be transformed by smart devices, continuous patient monitoring, and tele-medicine?
Jan 29, 2013 The European Commission is giving $1 billion to the Human Brain Project, an effort to build a computer model of the human brain. The Pentagon wants to nearly quintuple the size of its cyber command. Experts acknowledge the seriousness of cyber threats, but disagree on the necessity of 4,000 new hires at a time of tight budgets. Plus, an academic journal on driverless cars gives a vision of the future, and it’s not all defensive driving.
Jan 7, 2013 Scientists are looking to take advantage of the vast population of cellphone users to collect data.
Dec 31, 2012 Molly Wood of CNET gives her tech predictions for 2013, and Professor Andrew Schwartz describes research that helped a paraplegic woman control a robot arm with a brain implant.
Dec 27, 2012 The British government is plowing more public money into a miracle new substance. Graphene is said to be the lightest, thinnest and strongest material known to man. It was developed in Britain and could revolutionize high-tech manufacturing.
Nov 13, 2012 YouTube may slash funding to over half of its new channels and a plastic that repairs itself like skin heals itself, but faster.
Aug 31, 2012 We spend a third of our lives doing it -- or at least, we're supposed to. Eight hours a night -- we've been hearing that for years, but come on -- who can do that?