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IBM has prototypes of two experimental semiconductors that aim to match the human brain and its ability to interpret its surroundings and learn.
August 17, 2011, 9:01 PM PDT | By Larry Dignan
NASA’s Aeronautics division has been working to knock out two of the biggest problems with airplanes today: noise and carbon emissions.
August 17, 2011, 5:51 PM PDT | By Rachel King
Scientific collaboration is required to combat some of the world’s most pressing environmental issues, according to Connect Lab, a project founded by NASA Ames and Lockheed Martin.
August 17, 2011, 5:32 PM PDT | By Rachel King
There have been doctors and journalists. Now meet Engineers Without Borders, who are committed to improving the everyday lives of people in developing countries.
August 17, 2011, 4:06 PM PDT | By Rachel King
The biggest threat to Earth? Something hitting it, said Ed Lu, a former NASA astronaut and chairman of the B612 Foundation.
August 17, 2011, 3:13 PM PDT | By Rachel King
Is Evergreen Solar’s bankruptcy a sign of solar ind
August 17, 2011, 7:39 AM PDT | By Larry Dignan
Monocle magazine evaluates today’s transportation situation and imagines another for tomorrow. On tap: future car design, improved stations, electric bikes, denser parking and high-speed...
August 17, 2011, 4:26 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The Samarai drone, inspired by the maple seed, made its public debut at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International conference.
August 17, 2011, 2:19 AM PDT | By Larry Dignan
SpaceX could launch Nov. 30 and dock its Dragon ship with the space station nine days later.
August 16, 2011, 5:34 PM PDT | By Larry Dignan
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August 16, 2011, 2:13 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca