Mining tweets for traffic updates
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
One full week of keeping track of absolutely everything, to see if gamification can net you a win in the game of life
Packets of fizzy vitamins: 1. Flu: 0
Cellphones, microchips, cars, even iPhones—there's virtually no high-tech Western product that China's cloners can't copy. Pretty soon, you might even prefer their work
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
Firing massive Kevlar and steel nets at inbound rocket-propelled grenades could save helicopters in combat
A man-made, pure-white compound called Oxycyte carries oxygen 50 times as effectively as our own blood. Researchers are betting that itâ€™s the best way to treat Americaâ€™s leading cause of accidental death: traumatic brain injury
Amateur radio enthusiasts use a surplus ISS spacesuit to create the worldâ€™s first humanoid satellite.
It's called body packing, it's dangerous and gross, and new technology makes gut-based drug smuggling harder to spot.
Last July, 9-year-old Alex Everett received his first shot of synthetic human growth hormone--an injection he will get every night for eight years. Alex is not sick--he is short. Should we be treating stature as a medical condition?
According to the laws of physics, the world should not exist. To explain why we're here, scientists are recreating the universe's fiery beginnings by pitting matter against antimatter and watching them annihilate.
Are mysterious skin cells that never stop dividing a form of cancer, or the best hope yet for treating burn victims?
Physicists are praying that their 4-mile-long machine will detect a tiny bit of matter so elusive that some consider it practically divine.