Researchers build reversible tractor beam that moves objects 100 times farther than other efforts
Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2
If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder ...
Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs.
Top-secret space plane lands on California coast
(AP)—A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast.
An up-close look at what air pollution is doing to your body
We are all aware that air pollution can be bad for our health – the World Health Organisation estimated that ambient air pollution caused 3.7 million premature deaths worldwide in 2012 – yet what exactly ...
Thinner iPads, sharper iMacs in Apple's lineup (Update)
(AP)—Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The company also released an update to its Mac operating ...
Air Umbrella R&D evolves as shield from pelting rain
Collapsible wings help birds cope with turbulence
Collapsible wings may be a bird's answer to turbulence according to an Oxford University study in which an eagle carried its own 'black box' flight recorder on its back.
Solar dimming caused by air pollution increases river-flows
A study published in Nature Geoscience shows that air pollution has had a significant impact on the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere.
'Ditch the 2C warming goal': Researchers suggest society is striving for a misleading, unattainable climate goal
As climate instability increases across the planet, limiting global surface air temperature increase above pre-industrial levels to an average of 2° C (3.6° F) has become a popular metric for success in ...
New research explains wintertime ozone pollution in Utah oil and gas fields
Chemicals released into the air by oil and gas exploration, extraction and related activities can spark reactions that lead to high levels of ozone in wintertime, high enough to exceed federal health standards, ...
New iPad impresses, but not enough to reverse negative tablet sales trend
Apple recently released a pair of new iPads, one of which is a real winner. But as snazzy as it is, the new model may do little to change Apple's declining position in the tablet market.
Clean smell doesn't always mean clean air
Some of the same chemical reactions that occur in the atmosphere as a result of smog and ozone are actually taking place in your house while you are cleaning. A researcher in Drexel's College of Engineering ...
VW recalls 270,000 cars in China to fix airbags
Volkswagen and a Chinese partner are recalling 270,000 cars in China to repair a software problem that might prevent air bags from activating properly, the government said Wednesday.