'Second-Skin' Sensor Could Track Your Health
The flexible sensor covers two fingers of a person's hand.
October 1st, 2014
A patch made of flexible electronics could be attached to a person's skin and reveal problems such as poor circulation or dehydration, new research suggests.
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NASA Drone Captures Amazing Footage of Hurricane's Eye (Video)
drone's view of hurricane
October 1st, 2014
In September, when Hurricane Edouard was churning out over the Atlantic Ocean, NASA dispatched its Global Hawk drones to fly directly over the eye of the storm.
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Build-a-Bot Kit Makes Robots Open Source
Soft Robot Toolkit
September 30th, 2014
A new toolkit could help veteran and beginner roboticists design, create and assemble a variety of soft-bodied bots.
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Weird Device Helps Long-Distance Lovers 'Teleport' Smooches
Kissenger Devices
October 1st, 2014
Long-distance lovebirds may soon be able to "teleport" kisses to one another, thanks to a high-tech but somewhat unusual device.
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Google Backs Obama's 'Moonshot' BRAIN Initiative
human brain
October 1st, 2014
The president's moonshot project to understand the human brain is getting a boost by partnering with companies like Google and foundations for neurological disorders, the White House announced today (Sept. 30).
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Well-Armed Design: 8 Octopus-Inspired Technologies
Wild Octopus
September 29th, 2014
Octopuses, with their underwater dexterity and camouflage abilities, have inspired much technological innovation. Here are some novel technologies that have been created based on the sea creature.
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Drones Are Coming to Hollywood: FAA Clears Robot Flyers for Filming
Flying Drone
September 26th, 2014
Lights! Camera! Take off! The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced yesterday (Sept. 25) that television and movie producers will now be able to use drones to capture high-flying aerial footage.
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Spooky Quantum Physics Demonstration Tonight: How to Watch Live
October 1st, 2014
Harvard physicist Subir Sachdev will give a presentation on quantum entanglement and superconductivity at the Perimeter Institute on Oct. 1 during a live webcast at 7 p.m. EDT.
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Drone Captures Incredible Footage of Massive Hong Kong Protests
Hong Kong Protests
September 30th, 2014
A drone captured sweeping aerial shots of the protest happening in Hong Kong over China's refusal to allow democratic elections for Hong Kong's chief executive.
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