Building transient electronics is usually about doing something to make them stop working: blast them with light, soak them with acid, dunk them in water.
Microbiologist Steve Techtmann won a DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) to study microbial biosignatures that identify what waters they traverse.
We know about the disastrous ways in which plastic affects the world's oceans. Billions of pieces of plastic are floating in the oceans. Their effects are also sufficiently well-known: marine animals swallow them or get tangled ...
The Central Intelligence Agency admitted this week that it had been compromised for months in 2013 by a network of high-tech snack thieves.
RoboTutor, educational technology developed at Carnegie Mellon University that teaches children basic math and reading skills, has been named a semifinalist in the $15 million Global Learning XPRIZE competition.
Yes, Facebook's chatbots have created their own, non-human language to communicate with each other. No, this doesn't mean they're planning to take over the world.
A 3-D facial recognition system could be used commercially in the UK for the first time as part of a Government-backed project.
As global automakers compete to bring the first flying car to market, Czech pilot Pavel Brezina is trying a different tack: instead of creating a car that flies, he has made a "GyroDrive"—a mini helicopter you can drive.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging reveals changes in blood-oxygen levels in different parts of the brain, but the data show nothing about what is actually happening in and between brain cells, information needed to better ...