Since the popular networking site hit the web in 2004, more than a billion active Facebook accounts continue to be used worldwide-and bring new users, still, with younger generations, and older alike, jumping on the social bandwagon. However, some people do not use it for various reasons, and whethe...
A new material made of graphene could, in theory, be "painted" onto outside walls to absorb solar energy and power the homes of the future.
DARPA and iRobot have created a robotic hand that's dexterous enough to manipulate a set of keys and strong enough to pick up a 50-pound weight.
After a decade of hard work a team of engineers from the Harvard University have built the world’s smallest aerial drones that are half the size of the paper clip and weighs less than a tenth of a gram. Inspired by the biology of a fly, the world’s first smallest controllable, flying, insect siz...
Researchers from the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies in Japan have developed a new molecular imaging technology that is capable to visualize bio-metals and bio-molecules simultaneously in a live mouse, something that has been a challenge until now. This revolutionary new technology is an ...
The Terminator may actually be able to exist--or at least part of him. Scientists have actually succeeded in printing a bionic ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capabilities.
A recent finding from Georgia Institute of Technology states that sending text messages to children suffering with asthma, enquiring about their symptoms and providing knowledge about their condition, helps in improving their health.
An experimental digital camera that mimics the compound eyes possessed by insects such as dragonflies, houselfies and praying mantises has been designed by scientists.
Researchers have found a way to allow a robot to delicately reach through clutter in order to pick up an object. The new creation has major implications for robotics and the creation of touch-sensitive limbs.
It turns out that there's a global mood ring that measures the world's happiness and sadness. It doesn't use colors, though; instead, it uses Twitter. And what did it find? April 15, 2013, the date of the Boston Marathon bombings, was the saddest day on record in five years.
Blackberry CEO, Thorsten Heins, said Sunday that tablets life span will expire in 5 years time.
To develop an affordable photovoltaic system capable of concentrating solar radiation 2,000 times and converting 80 percent of the incoming radiation into useful energy, the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation has awarded Swiss scientists a $2.4 million (2.25 million CHF) grant