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Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, an assistant professor of innovation in mechanical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and a newly named PopTech Science fellow, discusses why engineers who...
August 20, 2011, 11:30 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Reused oil drums, wooden shingles, and rubber tires send ecological messages in a new park trail in Leicester.
August 20, 2011, 7:56 AM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
In Times Square, a public art installation encourages New York visitors and citizens to face each other and relax.
August 18, 2011, 6:56 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Quirky.com is a product-design social network where aspiring inventors create and market new gadgets with the help of an online community. A new Sundance Channel show goes behind the scenes.
August 18, 2011, 6:05 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Now that the 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre is complete, what happened to Beijing’s Water Cube?
August 17, 2011, 6:57 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Designing better living quarters for astronauts helped an architect create a compact yet comfortable camper for his own family.
August 16, 2011, 5:23 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
When will biometrics, 3D printing, or computer-brain interfaces be in widespread use by designers, engineers, and consumers alike? A new report by Gartner predicts what emerging tech will become...
August 15, 2011, 10:56 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
An interactive robot originally designed as a therapeutic toy for autism research will be available this fall.
August 15, 2011, 10:14 AM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Sifteo, a new game system of tiny, interactive, and motion-aware blocks, is garnering early critical praise. The reviews suggest ways that Sifteo can serve as a model for designing imaginative...
August 13, 2011, 2:44 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Using Augmented Reality, a new app allows designers and would be designers to see what their creations would look like on actual ground with real sky above.
August 12, 2011, 7:39 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim