Engineers borrowed the maple tree's "helicopter" to design tiny, flying microchips, which perform various tasks while in whirling free fall.
The power tower has superior physics but inferior economics.
Prosthetic arms can cost amputees $80,000. A startup called Unlimited Tomorrow is aiming to change that by making customized 3D-printed bionic arms for just $8,000.
Three cutting-edge techniques – the gene-editing tool CRISPR, fluorescent proteins and optogenetics – were all inspired by nature.
The Seychelles magpie-robin is up for sale – yes, for sale – as a digital nature collectible.
Fintech companies are using elements of video games to make personal finance more fun. But does it work, and what are the risks?
Playing video games could help you make better decisions about money.
Technology usually has more pros than cons, but every benefit still carries some risk.
A new study mapped areas of the U.S. that are most likely to suffer natural disasters.
The pilot project is in 10 stores and is 85% accurate.
The evidence for a link between time spent using technology and mental health is fatally flawed.
As a form of civil disobedience, hacking can help make the world a better place.
A brief passage from a recent UN report describes what could be the first-known case of an autonomous weapon, powered by artificial intelligence, killing in the battlefield.
She helped create CRISPR, a gene-editing technology that is changing the way we treat genetic diseases and even how we produce food.
Vaccines can be grown in and extracted from the leaves of plants.
Can one equation unite all of physics?
The revolution is already happening.
Virtual tourism has thus far been a futuristic dream, but a world shaped by Covid-19 may be ready to accept it.
Contact-tracing apps can be a useful tool for public health, but they have considerable false positive and false negative rates.
A new study calls the technique "location spoofing."