Dogs are the best bomb detectors we have. Can scientists do better?
Teaching people game theory is good. Making them live it is even better, says UCLA professor Peter Nonacs.
Could the secret to breakthrough science be as simple as having fun?
Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
Two psychological experiments suggest that eyewitnesses aren't all that accurate, especially when a confession is involved
At this year's spare but surprisingly upbeat North American International Auto Show, talk of an electrified future filled Detroit's Cobo Hall
A 21st century electric-car revival is under way. But the first challenge—building a cheap, safe, powerful battery—is the hardest
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
Whether you've got hundreds to spend or zillions, we've got an office set-up you'll love to come home to
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.
In the escalating arms race between battery power and consumption, The Cells are losing to The Gadgetsâ€”Big time. Question is, can the chemists catch up to the engineers?
One full week of keeping track of absolutely everything, to see if gamification can net you a win in the game of life
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Mike Biddle could free the world from having to make new plastic. Forever.
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Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side
Two laptops, one choice. Big battery or big screen? Either way, you lose.
Seeing without sight
But the cumbersome experimental setup won't replace Facebook's Messenger app anytime soon.
He's making a car so smart it drives itself. Someday we may all travel that way.