Technology

Hypercities, Tooth Regeneration, and Electronic Paper: How Much Will the World Change by 2017?

Sci-fi dystopias that portray a nearly unrecognizable version of Earth always take place in the far future, but with the rate of...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 - 11:35AM

Google's Autonomous Car Gets Into Its First Accident

Google's self-driving car may have spoiled its perfect record. The autonomous vehicle crashed into a bus earlier today, and while the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 29 February 2016 - 5:25PM

Famous Scientists Get Special Powers in Awesome 8-Bit Style Animations

Scientists are already changing the world for the better, so they don't really need to be given superpowers to make them any cooler....

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 29 February 2016 - 4:55PM

Meet Brain, the New AI Algorithm that Makes Your Decisions for You

AI developers responsible for Brain, which they're touting as "the most human-like algorithm yet," are trying to create a search...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 29 February 2016 - 1:09PM

Watch: Boston Dynamics Bullies the Next-Generation Atlas Robot

Boston Dynamics' clumsy robot Atlas is all grown up, and to celebrate its remarkable advancement, the company made a video that proves...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 10:24AM

Adorable Bionic Bunny Gets a Set of Wheels to Replace Paralyzed Hind Legs

This might be the cutest thing I've ever seen. A baby bunny just went bionic, as some nice farmers outfitted him with a wheeled...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 2:42PM

Robots Powered by Bacteria Could Be the Next Big Thing in Medicine

Could bacteria be the (somewhat ironic) answer to cutting-edge targeted medicines? University of Pennsylvania researchers Elizabeth...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 1:36PM

Robots are Finally Learning How to Iron our Clothes

In Star Wars, protocol droids are used for a mind-boggling number of tasks from translation to diplomacy and beyond. In real life,...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 19 February 2016 - 5:03PM

Virtual Reality Therapy Could Help People with Depression

Could virtual reality help treat mental illness? According to a new study by researchers from UCL (University College London) and...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 3:06PM

New Wearable Gadget Turns Your Skin Into a Touchscreen

Just in case iPhones weren't ubiquitous enough, there's now a new wearable gadget that allows you to access your tablet anywhere, even...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 9:55AM

Top-Performing AI Still Can't Pass an 8th Grade Science Test

We may not have to worry about a hostile Skynet takeover just yet. According to the results of a recent contest held by the Allen...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 2:06PM

Scientists 3-D Print Custom-Made Living Body Parts

A newly developed technology may have just revolutionized medicine as we know it. Researchers from Wake Forest University have...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 9:55AM

New Glass Technology Brings Us One Step Closer to Smart Windows

Could we soon have windows that double as TVs, computer screens, or digital assistants? With smart mirrors already becoming a reality,...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 February 2016 - 4:05PM

China Just Brought Us One Step Closer to Clean Energy With Huge Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

One of the biggest problems facing mankind today is the need for clean energy. All of the issues with fossil fuels and other sources...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 6:51PM

This Life-Size, Voice-Controlled BB-8 Droid Follows You Around Like a Dog

The story behind BB-8's development for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now well known, and Sphero's mini app-controlled astromechs...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 11:19AM

Disabled Violinist Composes Music Using Brain Signals

Rosemary Johnson was a violinist in the Welsh National Opera Orchestra, and was hailed as a future world-class musician until she...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 3:34PM

Google's Driverless Cars Could Be Treated as Human Drivers Under the Law

Driverless cars have already become a reality, in the sense that the technology exists. Google's self-driving car has been in...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 12:17PM

Furby Hacking Project Invites Terrifying Modifications to Create "Social Robots"

Furbies were somehow an immensely popular children's toy at one point, until we all collectively realized that they're horrifying...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 - 12:05PM

How Virtual Reality Will Soon Revolutionize Sports Viewing

Virtual Reality is rapidly becoming the darling of the Entertainment industry, with video game developers clamouring to utilize the...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 08 February 2016 - 3:21PM

Elon Musk on the Science of a Martian Hyperloop

Elon Musk's vision of a hyperloop is slowly but surely becoming a reality, but even though we don't actually have one on Earth yet,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 February 2016 - 1:55PM