Researchers study wasps to figure out how to create a drone that can move and lift other objects.
There’s definitely one of the tales of the Brothers Grimm that you’ve never heard, because it was developed using artificial intelligence after analyzing their works. Find out what that’s all about and why stories about princesses and shepherds still capture us.
Is “smart packaging” with sensors and bluetooth connectivity the future of consumer packaging? Read about the possibilities.
Technological advances force some objects to become obselete. Something widely used even ten years ago may now be a relic. An online museum aims to catalog and preserve the sounds these outdated objects make.
This article explain the intended benefit of releasing genetically-modified mosquitoes into the country of Burkina Faso.
Read this article to learn about a professor who is trying to teach an artificial intelligence system to interpret stories by having it read Macbeth.
While still a teenager, Boyan Slat of the Netherlands founded the Ocean Cleanup to address the environmental disaster of plastic marine debris. Now one of his ideas is being put into action. But will it work?
Tourists of Governor’s Island can now travel back in time to the 17th century as a colonist with their own storyline and cast of characters thanks to augmented reality.
View the infographic to gauge the danger-level and likelihood of potential AI scenarios.
The Kepler Space Telescope is facing retirement, but its nine year life has given humans amazing discoveries of Earth-like planets.
In her thesis project, graduate student Hannah Rozenberg created an algorithm to measure how male or female physical spaces are and created architectural models of gender neutral spaces.
Would you buy a virtual plot of land if it cost more than a plot of land in the real world? Read about the booming virtual real estate market.
After observing a mechanical “couple” that was created as an art installation, one viewer writes about how technology might affect the mystery and destiny of love. Watch the video embedded in the article to view how the two robots interact.
Explore artistic impressions of the surface of three exoplanets discovered by NASA’s telescopes.
Are humans the only intelligent lifeforms in the universe or have aliens remained undiscovered due to limited data sets? This article presents both sides of a question that many find impossible to answer: Are we alone?
Kids today have access to a form of expression their parents didn’t: developing digital games and apps. Hear from one young developer about how he accomplished his initial goal and what’s next.
Look at the infographic to see a timeline of Ray Kurzweil’s predictions for the future of mankind and technology.
Watch this video to see how Doug McKenzie combines street magic with familiar technological items like cellphones.
Massive near-space balloons are making a comeback in a powerful way. These vessels, capable of travel, surveillance, and disaster relief, are challenging satellites.
A local council of Alaska Native groups took a story passed down by generations of the Inupiaq tribe and turned it into a video game. The game has already won several awards and has introduced the culture to a wider audience.