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The Human Birdwing project’s Jarno Smeets addresses some of the criticism surrounding his controversial human-powered flight video, which many experts have labeled an elaborate hoax.
March 22, 2012, 11:13 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
With the ultra-ruggedized Action Trackchair, even the toughest terrain is “wheelchair accessible.”
March 22, 2012, 5:20 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
All of our critical infrastructure systems rely on electricity, and that presents a serious security threat. Former CIA director R. James Woolsey recommends an approach for lessening our...
March 21, 2012, 9:21 AM PDT | By Mari Silbey
A new camera has the ability to see objects out of sight, whether they lie around a corner or inside of something.
March 21, 2012, 7:47 AM PDT | By Jenny Wilson
Designed to address dangerous and costly fires aboard military ships, the Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) will be tested by the Navy in September 2013.
March 21, 2012, 7:05 AM PDT | By Jenny Wilson
Wired’s Spencer Ackerman volunteers to get hit twice with the non-lethal “Pain Ray” for a video demonstration.
March 21, 2012, 5:08 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
On Sunday, Dutch inventor Jarno Smeets officially became “the first man in history to fly like a bird with self-built wings.”
March 21, 2012, 5:05 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen
What if we created an environmental score for every company on Earth? Big data enterprise AMEE has a platform and a vision to do just that.
March 20, 2012, 6:21 AM PDT | By Mari Silbey
How experts are trying to tackle the Holy Grail of technological innovation: A power source that lasts.
March 19, 2012, 5:09 PM PDT | By Christie Nicholson
Your household appliances, such as dishwashers, ovens, stereo and TVs, may someday be used to spy on you.
March 19, 2012, 5:05 AM PDT | By Tuan C. Nguyen