SmartPlanet stories related to the systematic pursuit of knowledge and the products and ideas that result from that process.
New evidence fails to replicate the very study upon which the brain-training game industry depends.
31 | May 28, 2012 4:32pm |
Could a real-life Iron Man exist? SmartPlanet interviews real-life superhero expert E. Paul Zehr, professor of kinesiology and neuroscience.
4 | March 2, 2012 1:09pm |
When Gianna Chien was given a tablet, discovering a risk that iPad 2 products present for heart patients wasn't the expected outcome.
12 | May 13, 2013 4:52am |
The $204 million whopper is part of a renewable energy push.
11 | April 22, 2013 4:35am |
Energy analyst Chris Nelder reports from a foreign country deep in the throes of shale gas fever.
35 | May 15, 2013 3:00am |
Bitly's chief data scientist asks how individuals can get more from big data, from better book recommendations to health predictions.
3 | April 30, 2013 3:00am |
Lyubomirsky spoke with us about happiness, work and why dream jobs don't exist. She also revealed a quick way anyone can feel happier instantly.
17 | May 13, 2013 4:22am |
Researchers have demonstrated an innovative "self-powered" method of producing hydrogen that may revive interest in fuel cell technology.
26 | September 21, 2011 7:29am |
"Crowdshipping" is a new and less expensive way to ship goods through travelers connecting online. But if something goes wrong, who is held responsible?
25 | April 22, 2013 3:00am |
The first lab-grown burger will be eaten soon.
19 | May 16, 2013 5:52am |
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
Insects see brilliantly through thousands of tiny lenses in "compound eyes." Researchers have built a camera using the same principle. Killer panoramas. Good for spying and seeing up your nose too.
3 | May 2, 2013 4:00am |
Top 20 most popular future jobs of 2030: Vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler, narrowcaster
In 2030, some of the most popular jobs could be vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler or narrowcaster, according to a new U.K. report.
7 | January 19, 2010 10:48am |
Can a new project aimed at concentrating sunlight bring solar power back in fashion?
3 | April 22, 2013 2:38am |
Compared to traditional bicycle saddles, no-nose versions reduce numbness, tingling and other symptoms in bike riders. So why aren't they more popular?
28 | June 28, 2011 8:24pm |
Will black carbon cause the death of space tourism before it has taken off?
9 | May 16, 2013 10:49am |
Religiously enforce your company values and "focus, focus, focus," the co-chief executive urges.
3 | April 26, 2013 7:22am |
Is 'big data' the revolutionary font of business insights many claim it to be, or is it over-hyped, oversold, and essentially useless to enterprises?
4 | May 10, 2013 9:22am |
Here's an interesting fact: Smart people have faster impulses in the brain than less intelligent people. That's all according to one Cambridge professor by the name of Ed Bullmore. But as far as...
42 | August 1, 2011 12:12pm |
Now you can take massive-online classes and get a real degree.
4 | May 16, 2013 12:34pm |