While some developing nations have embraced e-voting machines, more developed European and Pacific Rim countries have been much slower on the uptake.
Looking for a source of rare earths? Try your stash of old cellphones
Three new e-noses use three different methods to sniff out everything from freon to fatty acids
Researchers develop nanotubes that can help circuits repair critical breaks
The Odoreader goes where no human nose wants to.
The EU makes its first ruling on the newly popular gadgets.
A post-9/11, post-anthrax funding boom has made the nation's "hot zones" the hottest research areas around. Is this a good thing?
Eat your heart out, Harry Potter
Digital pills that monitor you from within
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
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U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
The Wari people used their corn-based beer to spread their culture across Peru.
What seven years of research taught me about crosswalks, elevators, and "like" buttons.
As the U.S. campaigns against terrorism, new technologies will move to the front lines.
Toxin sniffers, missile jammers, dirty-bomb detectors: Will a new security arsenal make us safer?
A room full of computers gets shut down while the missile flies by above the building.