The information racing across the country in huge fiber-optic pipes hits a snarl under city streets. New optical networking techniques are clearing the way.
When will the marriage of Web and words create a richer language?
E-commerce companies make a mistake if they expect us to adapt to them.
If your car is your refuge from the wired world, look out--a new field called telematics could soon put e-mail, news and MP3s in the driver's seat with you.
A 3-D medical imaging system helps surgeons perform less invasive, safer operations.
Carbon buckyballs create a surprisingly regular array of nanotubes-just what's wanted for industrial applications.
Carmakers are revved up for smart cars, but information overload may cause trouble down the road.
At MIT's Artificial Intelligence Lab, a dinosaur strolls across a researcher's desk.
First proposed a decade ago, microrocketry is taking off. Before long, dime-sized dynamos may power everything from tiny satellites to "smart dust."
Battered by the economic downturn, telcos hope new components will cut costs while boosting bandwidth.