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A study of lid-less toilets in hospitals confirms that toilets are little volcanoes of bacteria.
December 29, 2011, 1:38 PM PST | By Christopher Mims
The SIM-LEI all-electric vehicle will have twice the range of a Nissan Leaf
December 29, 2011, 1:10 PM PST | By Christopher Mims
Cars make us obese, depressed and divorced, so why don’t we realize that they often cost even more than moving to a walkable neighborhood?
December 27, 2011, 9:30 AM PST | By Christopher Mims
Coral reefs, which are suffering from warmer than usual water and cyanide fishing, are being revived with the help of metallic cages running with a weak, harmless electric current.
December 27, 2011, 4:45 AM PST | By Laura Shin
By using computer tools, scientists have figured out a reliable way to engineer the next generation of biofuels, biodegradable plastics, and drugs. Enter a more sustainable future…
December 26, 2011, 4:03 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Scientists have figured out how to treat treat autoimmune diseases in mice. Researchers at Weizmann Institute have created a synthetic molecule that can treat the inflammatory condition and put a...
December 26, 2011, 2:00 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
As if its gadgets weren’t popular enough already. Apple has submitted patents that would enable its portable devices to go weeks without recharging.
December 26, 2011, 7:50 AM PST | By Laura Shin
In 2012, the password could go the way of the dodo. Soon, devices will instead know you by your retina, your typing gestures, your voice and other biometric information.
December 26, 2011, 5:19 AM PST | By Laura Shin
Who knew? Your smartphone may soon be your pocket doctor.
December 25, 2011, 10:06 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
When beauty products go green, this is what you get: a green server.
December 25, 2011, 8:28 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson