Researchers devise a new way to patch hardware like software, without slowing processors.
Did D-Wave really demonstrate "the world's first commercial quantum computer"?
An array of zinc-oxide nanowires that generates current when vibrated with ultrasonic waves could provide a new way to power biological sensors and nanodevices.
The U.S. government's passenger screening technologies would mistake the terrorist mastermind for the Sex Pistol. In fact, data broker ChoicePoint possesses better tracking systems.
Tiny rubber bands can power microrobots that could serve as ultrasmall sensors.
A new adaptive polymer coating combines unusual chemical properties to help maintain a clear view.
High-current transistors made from perfectly aligned carbon nanotubes show promise for use in flexible and high-speed nanoelectronics.
A novel form of locomotion inspired by the way amoebas move could help robots get in places other robots can’t reach.
Warping photos could help text-based communications become more expressive.
Researchers report using metamaterials to make devices that could transform computing, data storage, and optical microscopy.