The bulky pacemakers of the present could be replaced by tiny mechanisms as small as a grain of rice. The secret to shrinking the devices is in how to power them wirelessly.
The innovative airline introduces, automatic check-in designed to reduce wait times and ease traveler's pre-flight routines.
The Motus Pitcher sleeve, worn from the elbow to the forearm, generates data to determine if he is at risk of injury or fatigue. The Smart Sleeve is one of many major advancements in biomechanics aimed at curbing sports injuries.
Just like food trucks before them, American vending machines are in the midst of a re-evolution. New machines are becoming increasingly more upscale and feature nontraditional wares such as caviar, cupcakes, and burritos.
Daimler demonstrated the potential of the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 by driving it -- or rather, not driving it -- on the Autobahn.
Some say voting via the internet is the future of democracy. But Norwegians' fears relating to security and anonymity have caused the government to end its e-voting experiment.
Long used to identify criminals and missing children, facial recognition may soon be used by physicians to map a patient's aging and estimate his/her lifespan. As you may imagine, insurance companies are following the developing technology very closely.
After displaying disappointment in the lack of diversity among its workforce, Google has launched a number of initiatives to help women and minorities become qualified for jobs in the tech sector.
The space agency is testing a new device with a familiar shape in hopes of one day sending a similar craft to Mars.
The Myo armband, developed by Canadian company Thalmic Labs, allows wearers to control electronic devices with hand and arm gestures. The technology evokes sci-fi films such as Star Wars and Minority Report.
Newly designated World Heritage sites in France, Botswana, and the United States push UNESCO's list into the quadruple digits.
New technology in the dental field will give patients an all new reason to smile. Scientists in London have unveiled new pain-free, self-repairing fillings to treat tooth decay.
British rock group Klaxons have announced that the world's first 3D-printed tour will kick off in October. The band claims everything used on stage will have been created by way of 3D printing, though a quick viewing of their promo video reveals the announcement to be a joke.
PetMatch uses machine vision algorithms to match uploaded photos to those of pets who are available for adoption from shelters and rescue groups.
This week the four major wireless carriers began allowing customers to take advantage of text-to-911 services available in two states and a handful of counties. It could prove most useful for those who are hard-of-hearing or have difficulty speaking.