Discovery shuttle astronauts tested new technologies while orbiting 400 kilometers above Earth.
Nicholas Negroponte’s machine has a working prototype.
Mice studies show that nanoparticles filled with tumor-destroying drugs have promise as a way to effectively target and kill ovarian cancer cells.
New MEMS technology could lead to dime-sized, high-resolution projectors.
GM and partners vow to beat Toyota with mechanical engineering.
Researchers have found a material that could allow the use of spintronics to make more-powerful computers.
Using carbon nanotubes as small electrodes might one day lead to safe and effective retinal implants.
New computer modeling software could make gridiron coaches rethink their decisions and look to science for guidance.
An MIT battery expert says advances in materials and engineering can realistically double capacities in the next 10 years, without sacrificing safety.
Computer fans could get some relief from charged particles that create a cooling breeze.