Using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer telescope, astronomers have finally spotted a collection of ...

Rebecca Boyle at 06:04 AM Aug 25 2011
Space // 

NASA is spending roughly US$175 million on three new technology demonstration projects, one of which is aiming to ...

Clay Dillow at 02:59 AM Aug 25 2011
Science // 

Last week, we told you about a New York Times analysis of the green jobs sector, painting a disappointingly dismal ...

Rebecca Boyle at 07:26 AM Aug 24 2011
Tech // 

Last time we looked at the UK's teeming video surveillance technology sector we were writing about facial recognition...

Clay Dillow at 05:02 AM Aug 24 2011
Robots // 

Our favorite Twitter ‘bot--no, like an actual robot that tweets--is out of the box and live-tweeting its new ...

Clay Dillow at 03:01 AM Aug 24 2011
Robots // 

Throwbot. Small, rugged, easy to deploy. "One time we dropped it out of a helicopter from more than 30 metres," one ...

Clay Dillow at 02:08 AM Aug 24 2011
Science // 

Using a webcam hooked up to custom PC software, a pair of researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, have ...

Clay Dillow at 07:37 AM Aug 23 2011

Commanding an army of drones is one thing; letting drones command themselves is something else entirely, especially ...

PopSci.com at 05:13 AM Aug 23 2011
Space // 

Until companies start launching private spaceships, Russian-built space capsules will be the only way to get ...

Staff Writers at 04:12 AM Aug 23 2011

Guide dogs are great, but vision-impaired people sometimes need to find their own way through complex environments. ...

Staff Writers at 03:05 AM Aug 23 2011
Cars // 

Carmakers have spent the past few years aggressively downsizing engines throughout their lineups to meet increasingly...

Staff Writers at 01:08 AM Aug 23 2011
Tech // 

Dual-core processors have been a computing mainstay for more than six years, allowing machines to handle two tasks ...

Staff Writers at 00:03 AM Aug 23 2011
Science // 

Clusters of islands poked through hot oceans 3.4 billion years ago, when the world still had no oxygen and the seas ...

Staff Writers at 03:01 AM Aug 22 2011
Science // 

A dog can accurately detect the early presence of lung cancer by sniffing patients' breath, doctors in Germany say. ...

Staff Writers at 05:54 AM Aug 20 2011
Tech // 

Digital recording binoculars aren't really new--there are some cheapie versions available--but Sony's new DEV-3 and ...

Staff Writers at 02:55 AM Aug 20 2011
 
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