Microscale 'transformer' robots are joining forces to break through blocked arteries
Swarms of microscopic, magnetic, robotic beads could be scrubbing in next to the world's top vascular surgeons—all taking aim at blocked arteries. These microrobots, which look and move like corkscrew-shaped ...
Researchers develop method of fabricating perovskite solar cells that is more efficient, costs less
Researchers develop ultrasensitive vibration monitors based on spider organs
Seoul to provide smartphone-charging down by the stream
Nanowire bridging transistors open way to next-generation electronics
A new approach to integrated circuits, combining atoms of semiconductor materials into nanowires and structures on top of silicon surfaces, shows promise for a new generation of fast, robust electronic and ...
Ocean plastic cleanup team plan 2016 system launch
Star power: Troubled ITER nuclear fusion project seeks new path
In 1985, then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and US president Ronald Reagan launched one of the unlikeliest ideas of the Cold War.
Samsung, Apple clash with rollout of new products (Update)
Apple gave consumers their first hands-on look at its smartwatch Friday pushing into wearable tech just as rival Samsung rolled out its new flagship smartphones.
Scientists map unprecedented urbanization in East-Southeast Asia
Researchers have, for the first time, mapped the rapid urban expansion that has occurred across the whole of East-Southeast Asia in the last decade.
Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail
Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of "5G" mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years.
Electronics you can wrap around your finger
Electronic devices have shrunk rapidly in the past decades, but most remain as stiff as the same sort of devices were in the 1950s—a drawback if you want to wrap your phone around your wrist when you go ...
UK rolls out eLoran as GPS backup for safe navigation
Samsung, BlackBerry speed arrivals of new smartphones
South Korea's Samsung on Wednesday moved up the release date for it hotly anticipated Galaxy Note 4 big-screen smartphone, hitting the key Chinese market ahead of arch-rival Apple.
Apple's shadow looms large at Berlin electronics show
Berlin's gigantic IFA consumer electronics fair opens this week, with the shadow of Apple looming large even if the iconic US brand traditionally snubs the event.