This is huge news for the 285 million visually impaired people around the world.
There's an app that detects manterruptions—but we round up the research to find out which groups of people are really doing the most interrupting.
These glycerin "smart glasses" may be the only specs you'll need – although they do need a design intervention at some point.
DARPA, the U.S. Department of Defense military research agency, whose work has resulted in staples of modern life such as the Internet and GPS systems, is now working with a San Francisco-based R&D lab –...
There are millions of unexploded landmines around the world, killing civilians and military personnel every month.
Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders announced last week that the company plans to test a prototype of a “flying car” by the end of the year.
As if antibiotic resistant bacteria weren’t enough of a worry, a recently published paper outlines a newly developed resistance mechanism in mosquitos as well.
"A post-antibiotic era – in which common infections and minor injuries can kill – far from being an apocalyptic fantasy, is instead a very real possibility for the 21st Century."
More than 80% of people living in urban areas that monitor air pollution are exposed to air quality levels that exceed the World Health Organization (WHO) limits. It gets even worse if you look at low and...
We urgently need fresh new thinking in order to address the scale and gravity of today’s global challenges, which have outgrown the present system’s ability to handle them.