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One researcher is developing robots that interact with humans in order to nurture intense attachment. Meet the field of “lovotics.”
June 30, 2011, 3:41 PM PDT | By Christie Nicholson
Researchers have launched AIDSVu, an interactive online map that shows the distribution of people living with HIV in the United States.
June 30, 2011, 3:49 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
NASA has created a map that depicts the amount and distribution of carbon stored in Earth’s tropical forests.
June 30, 2011, 2:13 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
Earlier this year NASA announced the concept of a spacecraft powered by electric-field sails riding the solar wind, cruising at unthinkable speeds of up to 180,000 Kph. Now, in addition to a...
June 29, 2011, 10:18 AM PDT | By Christie Nicholson
A radical rethinking of tractor trailer design may drastically cut emissions and save fuel.
June 29, 2011, 3:32 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
The Sun-Sinter harnesses desert sand and sun to create objects like bowls and sculptures.
June 29, 2011, 2:15 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
Road congestion can be greatly alleviated if as few as 5 out of every 1000 cars were linked up.
June 29, 2011, 1:54 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
A haptic belt promises to help soldiers “see” beyond their normal range when navigating an unfamiliar environment.
June 28, 2011, 8:56 AM PDT | By Christie Nicholson
Congress cut funding for the development of a hypersonic railgun and the free electron laser (FEL), the navy’s two prized weapons of the future.
June 28, 2011, 2:56 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
Pyrolysis technology can produce as much as 200 gallons of diesel for every ton of discarded plastic.
June 28, 2011, 2:01 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen