In the spirit of the 1969 moon landing, we now have a golden opportunity to pursue “nondisruptive” creative solutions.
Laser-guided lightning isn't the only manmade way to create lightning.
Data scientists first gained prominence by making us click on ads — now the profession spans a multiverse.
The 1,200-year-old "Book of Ingenious Devices" contains designs for futuristic inventions like gas masks, water fountains, and digging machines.
An innovation's value is found between the technophile’s promises and the Luddite’s doomsday scenarios.
A non-invasive method for looking inside structures is solving mysteries about the ancient pyramid.
Using shaped ultrasound, researchers can 3D print objects in one shot.
Skepticism is appropriate when gazing into the futurist's crystal ball.
Godfrey Hounsfield’s early life did not suggest that he would accomplish much at all.
They cost $1,400 and will make you feel like you’re always on a moving sidewalk.
Apart from the energy needed to flip the switch, no other energy is needed to transmit the information.
Innovative thinking has done away with problems that long dogged the electric devices — and both scientists and environmentalists are excited about the possibilities.
Why can’t more rainwater be collected for the long, dry spring and summer when it’s needed?
Laser-guided lightning systems could someday offer much greater protection than lightning rods.
Some solar cells are so lightweight they can sit on a soap bubble.
The shift from steam to electricity was inevitable — but some foresaw it earlier than others.
Shouldn't "flight mode" be obsolete?
Synthetic milk is not a sci-fi fantasy; it already exists.
Bend it. Stretch it. Use it to conduct electricity.
Inspired by the shape of a New Caledonian crow’s beak, researchers created a new 3D-printed prototype of tweezers.
The DART mission tested whether it's possible to deflect an asteroid by crashing something into it.
Innovation training encourages the kind of creativity and problem solving that can lead to breakthroughs in business.
Flashy desalination technology is more costly and cumbersome than many other solutions.