What will future technology look like and what will it do? Explore the possibilities.
Wouldn't it be cool if a maglev elevator could move in any direction, instead of just up and down? A German company created a cable-free one called the MULTI that can.
Infant fingerprints are tough to detect, but new technology can fix that. Here's why it's needed.
A company called Syndaver seeks crowdfunding for its veterinary tool in hopes to eliminate the practice of training on live animals.
Startup Glowforge plans to market an affordable 3-D printer that, instead of spraying layers of material to build objects, uses a laser to cut or engrave shapes.
The Pilot, created by Waverly Labs, is a wearable device that's hoping to get us one step closer to the Babel Fish and Star Trek's universal translator.
Ex-CEO of McDonald’s USA Ed Rensi recently said it’s a bad idea to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, predicting an inevitable robot takeover. Is his argument sound?
If you'd bet $20 on the swarm intelligence platform's Superfecta picks, announced a day before the race, you'd have won more than $10,000. Yep, this just got interesting.
Dipping fruit in a 1-percent silk fibroin water solution could help with the world's massive food waste problem.
Google's safe browsing tool flags any hanky-panky going on at a particular Web address. This week one of the sites it dubbed "partially dangerous" was Google.com.
Imagine slipping in a pair of ear buds for half an hour or so and feeling way better after. And not just from the tunes.
A string of restaurants in Guangzhou, China, made headlines this month by terminating their robotic waitstaff. What does this mean for the future of robotic restaurants?
You know those little rings of sucker teeth on squid? They could prove useful for more than just snaring would-be prey.
Sure, Intel still makes processors, but what else has the company been up to? And what in the world is an adrenaline dress?
How do we teach our future robotic helpers to have a moral sense? We may have to treat them like human children, exposing them to the same human folk stories.
Scientists have developed a new material that remembers shape through heat. Applications could range from wound dressings to awesome jeans.
A Japanese company is betting that it can produce half a million heads of lettuce every day in its new "vegetable factory" run mainly by robots.
Ninety-five years ago today, theatergoers watched the first performance of a new play called "R.U.R.," the same one that introduced the world to the word "robot."
The wheeled robot VertiGo can drive on vertical surfaces with speed and agility. Could this be the basis for a hot new toy, or groundbreaking tech? Or both?
HowStuffWorks cruised the CES Unveiled event like kids in a candy store. Here's what they got excited about.
Infinitesimally tiny nanosubmersibles recently developed by scientists could be used in medical and other applications.
Are those visions of sugarplums? Eh, maybe they're just neurons firing. Either way, researchers in Copenhagen looked into the workings of Christmas spirit in the brain.
Does this new development mean we're well on our way to creating organic electronics? Perhaps every rose has its ... electro-cyborg tech.
Remember Elon Musk's idea for pods that would get you from L.A. to San Francisco in a mere 30 minutes? That proposal is still alive, and folks are itching to test it.
Yep, humans have shared information between brains without language. But it's nowhere near telepathy.
An experimental technology could not only remove planet-warming carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, but also use it to build everything from skyscrapers to cars.
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