The easy part is understanding a new technology; what's harder is to think creatively about it.
Apple's plan to release a software kit that lets people create legitimate add-ons for the iPhone could make the device appeal to an even wider audience.
The hamster in this video is wearing a generator that turns mechanical energy into electrical current when the hamster runs or scratches. The two graphs on the device show current and voltage.
Lasers and a century-old dye could supplant needles and thread.
A new surgical technique, developed by scientists at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, allows patients who have lost arms to use residual nerve signals to control a prosthetic limb. This video shows three patients testing a prototype limb being developed by DARPA. The patients can perform complex tasks, including picking up a cup, grasping a cracker without breaking it, and putting a spoon in a cup.
Small, automatic electric vehicles will be demonstrated in two new projects.
A new technique pushes the boundaries of super-resolution light microscopy.
How solar-thermal energy could trim coal plants’ carbon footprint.