Science // 

The electric JawSaw is a terror for wood but safe for the operator. Its metal jaws leave only a small amount of the ...

Staff Writers at 04:53 AM Nov 18 2011

Good news for the countless people across the globe suffering from some kind of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which ...

Clay Dillow at 13:28 PM Nov 17 2011
Space // 

Today in pretty space pics: Behold, the Carina nebula - but not as it looks with the naked eye. Astronomers at the ...

Clay Dillow at 12:33 PM Nov 17 2011
Robots // 

Talk about a rude awakening. If you snore, this new pillowbot from Japan will gently brush your cheek to get you to ...

Rebecca Boyle at 12:30 PM Nov 17 2011
Science // 

Large slabs of ice that will be used to cool a city and provide it with fresh water? This is the latest geoengineerin...

James Bullen at 12:15 PM Nov 17 2011
Energy // 

Today in relatively obscure but nonetheless meaningful scientific pursuits: two researchers at the Max-Planck ...

Clay Dillow at 12:00 PM Nov 17 2011
Robots // 

When in doubt, look to nature. It's the creed of the biomimicry movement, and it's not lost on blue-sky thinkers ...

Clay Dillow at 11:59 AM Nov 17 2011

A new, compact gasification contraption can dramatically compress the things our armed forces leave behind, turning ...

Rebecca Boyle at 11:57 AM Nov 17 2011
Energy // 

For years, battery designers have been looking for the next big thing in energy storage technology that could ...

Clay Dillow at 11:49 AM Nov 17 2011
Science // 

Brain-like computers could soon become a lot more common. Earlier this year, we heard about a project involving ...

Rebecca Boyle at 11:30 AM Nov 17 2011
Gadgets // 

The Kindle Touch is Amazon's top-of-the-line e-ink reader, a compromise between a tablet like the Kindle Fire (easy ...

Dan Nosowitz at 09:10 AM Nov 17 2011
Robots // 

Slave-robots, meals in a pill and hoverboards: futuristic innovations that are, so far, works of science fiction. ...

Danika Wilkinson at 10:45 AM Nov 16 2011
Robots // 

Jot it down: November 15, 2011, is when it began. Researchers in France have given a small robot the ability to ...

Paul Adams at 09:31 AM Nov 16 2011

Back in 2009 when the H1N1 pandemic was sweeping the globe - it would leave about 17,000 people dead by the ...

Clay Dillow at 09:18 AM Nov 16 2011

It's a kind of validation when our past visions of the future and the present collide, reminding us that things we ...

Clay Dillow at 09:17 AM Nov 16 2011
 
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