Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headsets Will Be Available to Buy in 2016

Virtual reality headsets will be commercially available from Oculus Rift starting next year.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 May 2015 - 10:40AM

Space Is Filling Up with Junk - Here's What Scientists Are Planning to Prevent a Gravity-Type Disaster

A new report claims that there are millions of pieces of debris circling our planet, and scientists are planning everything from...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 - 12:52PM

Oxford Neuroscientist Answers Whether Avengers: Age of Ultron Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence

An Oxford neuroscientist and AI expert discusses how close engineers are to "artificial consciousness."

Janey Tracey
Friday, 01 May 2015 - 1:00PM

NASA's Physics-Defying Electromagnetic Drive May Work in Space

NASA's EM drive caused controversy in the scientific community, as it may allow vehicles to go at near-relativistic speeds, but a new...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 10:40AM

Tiny Ant-Man Robots Can Pull 2,000 Times Their Own Body Weight

Tiny robots called "MicroTugs" can pull objects many orders of magnitude greater than their own weight.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 27 April 2015 - 4:02PM

'Neuroflowers' Sculpture Allows You to Make Robotic Flowers Blossom with Your Mind

An amazing art installation in San Francisco allows you to make robotic flowers blossom with your mind.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 10 April 2015 - 4:03PM

X-Files 'Cyborg' Nanobots Could Help Find Water on Mars

Half-organic nanobots, similar to those featured on an episode of The X-Files, could help us find water in space.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 09 April 2015 - 10:40AM

NASA-Funded Robotic Spiders Could Build a Space-Bound Home for Humanity

A NASA-funded program aims to build spaceships in space using spider-like robots, which could eventually build us a new space-bound...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 06 April 2015 - 1:49PM

GPS Brain Implant Allows Blind Rats to Navigate Maze

Scientists implant a neuroprosthesis into blind rats' brains that allows them to navigate a maze using "psychic GPS" signals.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 April 2015 - 5:25PM

Google Receives Patent for Robot Personalities

Google patents methods for building robots with "personalities," or robots that can tailor their interactions with humans according to...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 - 2:09PM

Live Stream: NASA's Flying Saucer Takes a Test Flight This Afternoon

At 2:30 pm ET, NASA's "flying saucer" spaceship will test launch. Watch the live stream here!

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 12:56PM

MIT Researcher Wants to Cure Robots' Social Awkwardness

MIT's Cynthia Breazeal is the pioneer of "social robotics," a field of research which attempts to give robots social graces.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 2:54PM

Elon Musk and Neil deGrasse Tyson Joke About Superintelligent AI Turning Humans into 'Pet Labradors' on StarTalk

SpaceX founder Elon Musk and your friendly neighborhood astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson joke around about superintelligence turning...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 1:32PM

Boeing Files Patent for a Star Wars Inspired Force Field

Boeing could soon be saving lives using one of science fiction's most-famous protective devices, the Force Field. Made famous in...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 4:51PM

Chinese Company Attempts to Make Pop-Up Cities a Reality

Broad Sustainable Building aims to build the tallest skyscraper in the world- at five stories per day.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 3:37PM

Scientists Create Artificial 'Chameleon' Skin That Can Change Color on Demand

A team of engineers created a thin film that can change color when pressure is applied.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 11:28AM

Silicon Valley Start-Up Plans to Mine the Moon's Surface for Google's Lunar XPrize

Silicon Valley start-up Moon Express aims to send a small robotic spacecraft to do a soft landing on the moon and then mine it for a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 10:37AM

Elon Musk: Self-Driving Cars Will Take Over the Roads in Less Than 30 Years

Elon Musk claims that self-driving cars will likely fill the roads in the next 30 years or so, but there will be an uphill battle...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 10:19AM

The Most Amazing Images from the National Science Photography Competition

The votes are in, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is ready to announce the winners of their...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 2:08PM

This Inflatable Astronaut Lounge May Be Key to Living on Other Planets

Bigelow Aerospace is ready to send an inflatable test chamber to dock with the ISS, and it may be the key to human colonization of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 1:29PM