Atom interferometers are neat little devices that exploit the wave characters of atoms to make highly precise ...

Clay Dillow at 13:12 PM Sep 30 2011
Space // 

At 9:16 p.m. local time--that was at 9:16 a.m. eastern time here in the U.S.--China successfully lofted its first ...

Clay Dillow at 10:19 AM Sep 30 2011

A new study has found that the number of cases in New Zealand of necrotising fasciitis, more commonly known by the ...

Nick Gilbert at 09:44 AM Sep 30 2011
Science // 

UPDATE: It's all over, folks. Having said that, you can watch the entire unedited showcase beneath the fold. Or, you ...

Dan Nosowitz at 09:12 AM Sep 30 2011
Robots // 

Within the confines of the PopSci universe, the Da Vinci surgical robot requires no introduction. But while we've ...

Clay Dillow at 04:19 AM Sep 30 2011
Science // 

Deep in the depths of the Dead Sea, new life has been discovered. Thanks to newly found freshwater springs, certain ...

Dan Nosowitz at 02:06 AM Sep 30 2011
Gadgets // 

For all the amazing technology developed by and for American defense and intelligence agencies, the government's ...

Rebecca Boyle at 00:12 AM Sep 30 2011

It's not enough for the US military to be able to monitor you from afar. The US Army wants its drones to know you ...

Clay Dillow at 07:01 AM Sep 29 2011
Space // 

One of the fun things about astronomy is that we can only know so much through empirical observation, yet we can ...

Clay Dillow at 04:57 AM Sep 29 2011
Cars // 

Barely a day goes by without a new development in smart car technology, from computerised cars to driving directions....

Rebecca Boyle at 03:57 AM Sep 29 2011
Space // 

NASA's Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) has finally returned home after two decades in orbit, and it ...

Clay Dillow at 03:10 AM Sep 29 2011
Gadgets // 

Today at an event in New York City, Amazon announced its new family of Kindles, and it's probably the biggest, or at ...

Dan Nosowitz at 02:03 AM Sep 29 2011
Robots // 

That fun video of the BigDog robot we shared last week may have been impressive, but apparently the robot is about ...

Rebecca Boyle at 01:30 AM Sep 29 2011
Space // 

In another plus for Australia's bid for the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope, Australia now plays home to ...

Nick Gilbert at 01:20 AM Sep 29 2011

It's an innovation fit for a Cold War spy novel: a means to transmit secret messages via microbe. Dubbed steganograph...

Clay Dillow at 07:46 AM Sep 28 2011
 
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