An unexpected payoff.
New systems will use your cell phone to tell if your food is fresh
Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
2011 is shaping up to be a great year for science. Here's what to look forward to
Our ancient quest to create androids is about to destroy the boundary between humans and machines. Futurist, author and inventor Ray Kurzweil explains how
When David Hanson set out to build a robotic head, he saw no reason not to make it look just like a human. Then he stumbled into the Uncanny Valley.
People who use hand sanitizers every five minutes, and other annoyances
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The first fitness tracker that could actually help you get in shape, thanks to a goals system that works with your life and sensors that actually track your fitness.
Help your friend learn about global warming with gifts that will almost certainly tick him off.
Fried explains how group workshops drive a new kind of innovation.
One might change the way we treat cancer for good.
We'll get a vaccine for addiction, debate the future of nuclear power, use new tech to take on water shortages, and-just maybe-find an extra dimension or two. Happy New Year
Shows like Dexterâ€™s Laboratory and Jimmy Neutron are turning the electronic babysitter into a science cheerleader