Third-wave human-computer interaction, where users engage with machines on an emotional and even physical level, saw little expression in the marketplace until a bunch of geeks jumped ship for the sex-toy industry.
If Microsoft can't build market share in tablets, it could be the end of 30 years of Redmond's dominance.
And what a wheel! The inventive drive system enables a small robot to spin and turn on a dime.
With U.S. winged orbiters out of the picture, Russia has competitive plans for a new launch vehicle.
Most storage media are but blips in the history of computers.
Researchers attach cameras to birds' heads to learn about how they fly.
The retirement of the space shuttles leaves the future of NASA's human spaceflight program unclear.
After an earthquake or other catastrophe, collecting structural data is essential. Researchers have made sensors that can repair themselves in the event of failure, keeping that stream of crucial data coming.
A new undersea microphone from Stanford researchers can sense everything from the smallest whisper to the biggest explosion. Its inspiration? The ear of the orca.
It's a rumor, but a good one: the first phone running Android 4.0 might be the Samsung "Nexus Prime."