Today's wireless-sensor networks can do everything from supervising factory machinery to tracking environmental pollution to measuring the movement of buildings and bridges. Working together, distributed sensors ...
Imagine being able to "print" an entire house. Or a four-course dinner. Or a complete mechanical device such as a cuckoo clock, fully assembled and ready to run. Or a printer capable of printing ... yet another ...
The bright sun, a portion of the International Space Station and Earth's horizon are featured in this image photographed during the STS-134 mission's fourth spacewalk in May 2011.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Purdue University researchers have found an alternative environmentally friendly and energy-efficient way to dry corn ethanol, and their proof is in the pudding.
Sony will release its next-generation PlayStation Vita games console in Japan on December 17, it said on Wednesday, as it looks to mount a fresh challenge to rivals including struggling Nintendo.
We sort our rubbish. We recycle our rainwater. We worry about depleted oceans, ravaged rainforests, threatened species.
Facebook, which has been dogged by complaints over privacy, announced Tuesday that it has named a director of privacy at the social network.
Small furry mammals partial to a daily dose of hibernation in winter are probably extending their lifespan at the same time, according to a study published Wednesday.
Google prized Motorola Mobility's patent portfolio so much that it threw in an extra $3 billion to get its takeover offer accepted last month.
US oil group Chevron said Tuesday it had shut down a pipeline off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico to investigate a "potential leak."
(AP) -- Federal prosecutors are investigating whether employees of online marketplace operator eBay Inc. wrongfully used confidential information from Craigslist to build its own classifieds site.
A science consortium has agreed to a civil penalty of $9,000 for intruding into Alaska waters that were declared off-limits to protect endangered Steller sea lions.
Results from a project run in 129 primary schools in Scotland, the largest ever trial of peer tutoring, show that children as young as seven to eight years old can benefit from a tutoring session as short as twenty minutes ...