Researchers develop ultrasensitive vibration monitors based on spider organs
Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors
Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.
Researchers find way to turn sawdust into gasoline
Researchers at KU Leuven's Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis have successfully converted sawdust into building blocks for gasoline. Using a new chemical process, they were able to convert the cellulose ...
MIT engineers have high hopes for cheetah robot
It's a robot unlike any other, inspired by the world's fastest land animal and controlled by video game technology.
Corrupt Apple exec sentenced to 1 year in prison
(AP)—A former Apple executive who sold some of the iPhone maker's secrets to suppliers will serve a year in prison and repay $4.5 million for his crimes.
New algorithm a Christmas gift to 3-D printing—and the environment
Just in time for Christmas, Simon Fraser University computing science professor Richard Zhang reveals how to print a 3D Christmas tree efficiently and with zero material waste, using the world's first algorithm ...
Boeing 737 factory to move to clean energy
Boeing said Tuesday it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.
Supercomputer for astronomy 'ATERUI' upgraded to double its speed
The Center for Computational Astrophysics (CfCA) of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan upgraded the supercomputer Cray XC30 system "ATERUI". By introducing state-of-the-art CPUs, the theoretical ...
Name that voice: Mathematica catches impersonations
High level engagement in comment sections can curb internet trolling
Scrolling through the comments section on a news site is like seeing a verbal war before your eyes. Internet trolls flourish in an anonymous world, so much so that sites like Reuters and Popular Science have done away with ...
Company plans to build sideways-moving elevators
ThyssenKrupp wants to turn elevators sideways, move people around faster and fix products before they break.
'Gangnam Style' pushes YouTube to its limits
Kim Kardashian may have tried to #BreakTheInternet, but it's South Korean pop star Psy who "broke" YouTube - or pushed it to its limits, at least.
Study reveals how much people understand Internet
The Internet generation doesn't actually know much about how it works.
Alan Turing's legacy is even bigger than we realise
Alan Turing is one of the world's best-known mathematicians, and probably the best known in the past century. This is partly for his work on cracking German codes in World War II, and partly for his arrest, ...