Despite the successes of robotic exploration, there's nothing quite like being there.
Every year, the United States sends millions of tons of e-waste to Third World countries despite regulations designed to prevent this. The European Union, though, is pushing for more stringent guidelines.
Preaching the message of open source to the Third World, the Geekcorps is promoting libertarian sustainability for the digital age.
Hospitals across the country are examining whether video-enabled robots can help doctors extend their rounds safely and with patients' acceptance.
Once the darling only of on-the-go music lovers, iPods have become another tool of choice for radiologists who need to store, transport, and interact with digital images.
TiVo, long the idea-leader in the digital video recorder space, may soon find itself a footnote in the history of technology.
With strained-silicon technologies such as the new Dual Stress Liner from AMD and IBM, semiconductor companies are focusing on power efficiency as much as they are on speed.
Anil Jain at Michigan State University seeks to improve security by integrating various types of biometrics.