In celebration of BOWN's 20th anniversary: highlights of our best (and, yes, worst) predictions about the important technologies of decades past
We're all familiar with images of lurching robots performing rote tasks on the factory production lines. But the capabilities of robots have evolved well beyond the banality of those grainy industrial films.
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done
The Tech Museum of Innovation spends $5 million for audiences to design life
He just needs to get it to them
It might not (just) be foul play.
A new plan is raising eyebrows in the conservative whisky industry
Design guru James Dyson handpicks a winner and two runner ups from over 400 projects for his industrial design competition
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Pigs not only inspire scientists via delicious, brain-sustaining pork products. See the latest pig-influenced developments in medicine and tech, from diabetes treatments to pig-urine-flavored cigarettes
If cord-free power delivers on its promise, our "wireless" world will finally live up to the name
A century of agricultural innovation vastly increased the amount of food--but with it came an increased population, and now hunger is on the rise. Fixing it will require an unlikely alliance
The key is a crispy exterior and a soft interior.
To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
Using smart grid tech, solar panels and energy-efficient appliances to create homes that produce as much energy as they use
Student visions for robots, space nutrition, and more
2011 is shaping up to be a great year for science. Here's what to look forward to
Patenting viruses doesn't restrict research--it gives an incentive to do more research.
Dream investor Peter Thiel is giving budding scientists a financial leg up, but with a controversial twist.
Sports tech: Lance Armstrong's latest gear assault on the Tour de France.
Plus, tinsel experiments you can perform at home