Gecko-inspired adhesives can help humans climb and may provide a better grip for robotic arms in factories and in space.
Experimental Google software that can describe a complex scene could lead to better image search or apps to help the visually impaired.
China may put a stop to growing carbon dioxide emissions earlier than expected, but how quickly they start coming down is also important.
In Santander, Spain, thousands of sensors measure traffic, parking, lighting and irrigation.
Case studies, resources, and upcoming events.
Amsterdam wants its next data projects to be driven by citizens.
An online platform connects cities to a global network of suppliers and ideas.
U.S. carmakers are leading the development of vehicle communications technology, and it could be a boon to city planners.
Technology can make cities increasingly machine-like or more social and creative, says author Anthony Townsend. Both models can work.