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Apr. 11, 2014

Reawakening Limbs After Years of Paralysis

brain, paralyzed, paralysis, susan harkema, roderic pettigrew, spine, paraplegic, electrical stimulation, implant

Mar. 28, 2014

Join the Science Club: Build an Art Machine

science club, art machine, machine art, diy, project, maker, machine, art, project

Mar. 28, 2014

Robot Builders with Bugs for Brains

biomimicry, termites, robots, scott turner, justin werfel, robotics

Mar. 28, 2014

Racing Towards Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

toyota, fuel cell car, jack brouwer, national fuel cell research center, hydrogen technology, hydrogen fuel cell, hydrogen fuel cell car, hydrogen car

Mar. 21, 2014

Digital Gets Physical

MIT, tangible media group, jamsheets, inform, interactive, display, digital, computer

Mar. 14, 2014

Three Years After the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown

ieee spectrum, fukushima, daichii, fukushima daichii nuclear power plant, tsunami, eliza strickland, meltdown

Mar. 14, 2014

As the Web Turns 25, Where Is It Going Next?

www, world wide web, internet project at the pew research center, lee rainie, sir tim berners-lee

Mar. 07, 2014

Delving Into the Security of an Internet of Things

internet of things, bruce schneier, networked appliances, online, privacy, security, security flaw, security breach

Feb. 28, 2014

Making Sense Out of Bitcoin

bitcoin, morgan peck, developer, currency, virtual currency, banks, financial industry

Feb. 21, 2014

Artificial Muscles Flex Using Fishing Line and Thread

sewing thread, fishing line, muscles, super muscles, science, Ray Baughman, nanotech institute, university of texas, dallas, science

Feb. 21, 2014

Building an Open 'Internet of Things'

Neil Gershenfeld, scott jenson, google, internet of things, smart box, smart boxes, mit, internet, smart appliances

Feb. 21, 2014

App Chat: Social Media Gets Newsy

paper, flipboard, circa, twitter, the verge, app, apps, news apps, social media, curation, news curation, newspaper

Feb. 21, 2014

The Science Behind the World’s Strangest Sounds

trevor cox, sound, acoustics, strange sounds, weird sounds

Feb. 21, 2014

Can Technology Build a Better Athlete?

Mark McClusky, wired, bobsled, tech doping, technology, olympics

Feb. 14, 2014

Solving Life’s Everyday Problems, With Data

big data, alex sandy pentland, mit, digital breadcrumbs, hilary mason, max shron, bus routes, bus, smarphones, web browsers, cheeseburger, online dating

Feb. 14, 2014

For Some Olympians, Winning Medals Is All About Flow

timothy wei, skeleton, skeleton race, fluid dynamics

Feb. 07, 2014

Meet Vermeer, the Engineer

tim, vermeet, tim jenison, johannes vermeer

Feb. 07, 2014

Can Gaming Make Us More Social?

gaming, user interface, avatar, video games, interaction, immersive

Feb. 07, 2014

Crafting the 'Fastest Ice on Earth'

ice, speed skating, utah, salt lake city, olympic oval

Jan. 24, 2014

Is Coding the Language of the Digital Age?

coding literacy, coding, programming, women, minorities

Jan. 24, 2014

A ‘Personal’ Computer Turns 30

macintosh, steve jobs, steven levy, andy herzfeld, apple, coputer, apple macintosh anniversary

Jan. 24, 2014

James Dyson: ‘Failures Are Interesting’

james dyson, bagless vacuum, inventor, diy

Jan. 17, 2014

Science Goes to the Movies: ‘Her’

her, ai, a.i., artificial intelligence, her, joaquin phoenix, scarlett johansson

Jan. 10, 2014

An Antarctic Expedition, Frozen in Time

ross sea party, shackleton, lost at sea, ice, lost men

Jan. 10, 2014

2014 Consumer Electronics Show Round-Up

ces, consumer electronics show, smartwatches, the verge, tvs, chris zeigler, fuel-cell car

Jan. 03, 2014

App Chat: Cutting Clutter From Your Inbox

the verge, mail managing, inbox, mail, you've got mail, too much mail, organizing

Jan. 03, 2014

Extracting Data From Photos of Our Eyes

photographs, data, eyes, eyeballs, corneal reflections, plos one, rob jenkins

Dec. 20, 2013

Unpacking DARPA’s and Google’s Robotics Interests

mit technology review, google, defense department, engineers, robots, robotics, lifelike robots, darpa robotics challenge

Dec. 13, 2013

In a New Play, Trusty Sidekick Is a Supercomputer

the curious case of the watson intelligence, play, madeleine george

Dec. 13, 2013

Reggie Watts Builds a Synthesizer, Bit by Bit

reggie watts, synthesizer, diy, little bits, synth kit, comedian, comedy

Dec. 06, 2013

The Simpsons’ Secret? It’s Written by Math Geeks

the simpsons, math, simon singh, homer simpson, fermat's last theorem

Dec. 06, 2013

Would More Technology Mean Safer Trains?

positive train control, christopher barkan, metro north

Nov. 22, 2013

Using Modern Ballistics to Crack ‘Cold Case JFK’

jfk, ballistics, assasination, 50 year anniversary, single bullet theory, grassy knoll

Nov. 15, 2013

‘Hatching Twitter’: A Tale of Booze and Backstabbing

twitter, nick bilton, social network, backstabbing

Nov. 15, 2013

Early Balloonists Took Science ‘Up, Up and Away’

falling upwards, richard holmes, balloon flight

Nov. 15, 2013

Should Sending Cash Be As Easy As Sending E-mail?

app chat, mobile payments, square cash, quickpay, venmo, paypal

Nov. 08, 2013

Biosecurity for the Age of Redesigned Life

biosecurity, genetic engineering, synthetic biology, craig venter, fbi, bioterrorism

Nov. 01, 2013

Hurricane Sandy Recovery, One Year Later

hurricane sandy, coastline, new york, oyster-tecture

Nov. 01, 2013

To Learn How Your Camera Works, Try Building One

bigshot camera, diy, do it yourself, shree nayar, columbia, anatomy

Oct. 04, 2013

Cracking Open Encryption Standards

Matthew Green, Phillip Zimmerman, Martin Hellman, encryption, NSA, safety, code, internet hacking, privacy, internet privacy

Oct. 04, 2013

DIY Halloween Hacks

Windell Oskay, Evil Mad Scientist, halloween, halloween hacks, DIY, pumpkins, specimen jars, candy, trick-or-treat, spooky, ghosts, goblins, homemade, crafts, do it yourself

Sep. 27, 2013

Les Paul: Inventor and Innovator

les paul, gibson guitar, les paul gibson, les paul foundation, sue baker

Sep. 20, 2013

Can Mass Transit Solve City Sprawl?

los angeles, traffic, mass transit, sprawl

Sep. 20, 2013

These Smartphone Apps Track Every Step of Your Day

Ellis Hamburger, the verge, quantified self, apps, human, moves

Sep. 20, 2013

Science Fairs 2.0

science fairs, science, hands-on learning, students, science experiments, challenge, mary lou jepsen, peter rillero, michele glidden

Sep. 13, 2013

US Cities Quench Growing Thirst with Saltwater

deslination, water, thirst, quench, Mike Hightower, Sandia National Labs, Amy Zander, Clarkson University

Sep. 13, 2013

Food Failures: When Home Canning Goes Wrong

canning, food, diy, food failures, preserves

Sep. 06, 2013

NASA Craft to Sniff Moondust, Test Laser Broadband

moon, broadband, lunar atmosphere and dust environment explorer, ladee, richard elphic, gas, moon dust

Sep. 06, 2013

This Doc's Prescription? Use This App, Twice Daily

The Creative Destruction of Medicine, Eric Topol, Scripps Translational Science Institute, smartphone, apps, medical apps, smartphone apps, health, smart phone

Aug. 30, 2013

Food Failures: Beer Home Brew

home brew, beer, 508 GastroBrewery, Chris Cuzme, imbibe

Aug. 23, 2013

A Telescope Fails, but the Hunt for Exoplanets Continues

exoplanets, extrasolar planets, alien planets, distant planets, kepler space telescope, nasa, earthlike planets, goldilocks zone, William Borucki, NASA, Joshua Winn, MIT

Aug. 23, 2013

A Robot Lab to Survey the Sea Floor

robots, hydrothermal vents, dna analysis, pcr, polymerase chain reaction, undersea, William Ussler, mbari, monterey bay aquarium research institute

Aug. 16, 2013

Hyperloop: Hype or Future Transportation?

hyperloop, high speed trains, transportation, elon musk, tube, maglev, magnetic levitation, tim de chant

Aug. 16, 2013

Strengthening the Grid, Ten Years Later

blackout, black out, power failure, electrical failure, power outage, bill sweet, ieee spectrum

Aug. 09, 2013

Flexible Insect Protein Inspires Super Rubber

Kristi Kiick, rubber, biomimic, biomimicry, Resilin

Aug. 02, 2013

Smartening Your TV With Google Chromecast

google chromecast, web, television, tv, video, youtube, netflix, video streaming, larry magid

Aug. 02, 2013

Hacking Under the Hood and Into Your Car

hackers, hacking, cars, automobiles, black hat conference, drive by wire, Charlie Miller, Chris Valasek

Aug. 02, 2013

For Asteroid Ideas, NASA Looks to the Crowd

space, nasa, asteroid grand challenge, rfi, lori garver, asteroid tracking, asteroid defense

Jul. 26, 2013

Uncovering the Mystery of J.K. Rowling’s Latest Novel

forensic stylometry, textual analysis, literary, book, detective work, harry potter, cuckoo's calling, j. k. rowling, patrick juola, duquesne university, mystery, forensics, forensic stylometry

Jul. 19, 2013

Capturing the Sounds of Biodiversity

jungle, rainforest sounds, bird calls, monitoring biodiversity, ipod, remote monitoring, University of Puerto Rico, mitch aide

Jul. 19, 2013

DIY Summer Hacks, From the Pool to the Grill

Mike Szczys, eric wilhelm, instructables, hackaday, diy, summer projects, do it yourself, bbq

Jul. 12, 2013

Protecting Your Online Privacy

privacy, eavesdropping, hacking, monitoring, nsa, communications, web, government, NSA, online privacy, internet privacy, hacking, Jon Xavier

Jul. 12, 2013

UK Team Plans ET Search

seti, alien intelligence, ufos, alien life, extraterrestrial intelligence, radio signals, astronomy, Alan Penney, uk seti

Jul. 12, 2013

Desktop Diaries: Jill Tarter

seti, alien intelligence, ufos, alien life, extraterrestrial intelligence, radio signals, astronomy, jill tartar

Jul. 12, 2013

Tracking Shifting Sands Along the Nation's Coast

coastal management, erosion, sand, seashore, beach erosion, dunes, sandbar, geology, cheryl hake

Jul. 12, 2013

Trying to Energize the Push for a Smart Grid

smart grid, electric grid, generators, solar panels, electric infrastructure, sandy, power companies, utilities, Massoud Amin

Jul. 05, 2013

With Rising Temperatures, Infrastructure Falters

temperature, heat wave, hot, burning, infrastructure, pavement, transportation, Vicki Arroyo, Georgetown Climate Center

Jul. 05, 2013

Benjamin Franklin’s Intellectual Revolution

ben franklin, benjamin franklin, glass armonica, american revolution, independence day, 4th of july, jonathan lyons, The Society for Useful Knowledge

Jun. 21, 2013

Beaming Internet to the Boondocks, Via Balloon

Mike Cassidy, project loon, google, balloons, helium balloons, internet, 3G, new zealand

Jun. 21, 2013

A Calculating Win for China's New Supercomputer

Tianhe-2, Milky Way 2, supercomputer, china

Jun. 14, 2013

Looking Back, and Up, at a Seattle Icon

space needle, world's fair, world's fair 1962, Knute Berger, Space Needle: The Spirit of Seattle, seattle

Jun. 14, 2013

Rolling Out Bamboo Bicycles

valid cycles, bike, bicycle, bamboo, bamboo bicycle, woodinville, washington

Jun. 07, 2013

Strengthening Buildings in Tornado Alley

tornado, storms, engineering, wind, structural engineering, disaster recovery, David Prevatt, university of florida, tornado alley

Jun. 07, 2013

Whole Genome Scans Could Reveal Too Much

genome testing, genomic testing, genetic testing, dna, genetic data

May. 31, 2013

With Chemical Tweaks, Cement Becomes a Semiconductor

chemistry, physics, cement, semiconductor, metal, materials science, transparent aluminum

May. 24, 2013

Tackling New Tech in the Golden Years

aging, senior citizens, technology, computers, mobile devices, online, robots

May. 10, 2013

Hello...Is There Anybody Out There?

seti, alien life, astrobiology, search for extraterrestrial intelligence, jill tarter, contact

May. 10, 2013

Microexpressions: More Than Meets the Eye

david matsumoto, san francisco state university, micro expressions

May. 10, 2013

The Myth of Multitasking

multitasking, digital life, distractions, twitter, facebook, alerts, texts, texting, habits, clifford nass

May. 03, 2013

Living Inside the Box

May. 03, 2013

To Combat Rising Seas, Why Not Raise Up the Town?

storm, planning, hurricane sandy, superstorm sandy, engineering, pilings, piers, sea wall, randy behm, u.s. army corps of engineers, dwayne jones, galveston historical foundation, great storm

Apr. 19, 2013

James Webb Space Telescope Wings It

james webb space telescope, astronomy, stars, space flight, spaceflight, hubble space telescope, Bob Hellekson, ATK, Stacy Palen

Apr. 05, 2013

President Obama Calls for a ‘BRAIN Initiative’

brain, neurology, brain activity map, human genome project

Apr. 05, 2013

Building Synthetic Tissues from Water Droplets?

water droplets, cooperating networks, shape, electrical signals, mechanical work, microfluidics, nanotechnology

Mar. 22, 2013

Grand Central: An Engine of Scientific Innovation

trains, grand central terminal, grant central station, transportation, history, engineering

Mar. 22, 2013

Scientists Search for Gulf War Illness Answers

gulf war illness, gulf war syndrome, chronic multisymptom illness, chemical exposure, military, war

Mar. 15, 2013

Physicists Tie Water Into Knots

William Irvine, Dustin Kleckner, University of Chicago, fluid knot, smoke ring

Mar. 15, 2013

‘Bones’ Inspires a New Generation of Crime Fighters

bones, forensic science, Kathy Reichs, anthropology, forensic anthropology, skeleton, corpse, mystery fiction, detective fiction, Brendan Reichs, Tempe Brennan, Code: A Virals Novel, Tory Brennan

Mar. 01, 2013

Robert Langer, Father of Invention

engineer, engineering, invention, inventing, inventor, bioengineering, medical biotechnology, nanotechnology, health

Feb. 22, 2013

Is China’s Military Behind Cyberattacks on U.S.?

hack, computers, internet, cyberwar, cybercrime, military, hackers, comment crew

Feb. 15, 2013

Katherine Bouton Opens Up About Going Deaf in ‘Shouting Won’t Help’

hearing deafness deaf hard of hearing lipreading lip-reading sign language ASL

Feb. 08, 2013

Automakers Drive Towards Hydrogen Cars

Carmakers, fuel cell cars, technology, automobiles, cars, hydrogen car, renewable energy, alternative energy

Feb. 08, 2013

Tracking Privacy and Ownership in an Online World

privacy, social media, location services, personal data, dna, genetics, medical information, ownership

Jan. 25, 2013

Shoring Up the Nation's Crumbling Coastlines

sand, storms, beaches, civil engineering, hurricane sandy, rebuilding, climate change

Jan. 25, 2013

Shakespeare's Sonnets, Encoded in DNA

information, data storage, dna, encoding, digital storage, genetics

Jan. 25, 2013

Turning Girl Scout Cookies Into Graphene

graphene, chemistry, nanotechnology, nanomaterials, carbon, buckyballs, carbon nanotubes

Jan. 18, 2013

Inventors Design Lamp Powered Entirely by Gravity

light, lamp, led lamp, gravity, developing world, developing country, invention, engineering

Jan. 11, 2013

How E-Waste Is Becoming a Big, Global Problem

electronic waste, e-waste, recycling, disposal, garbage, trash

Dec. 28, 2012

'Consider the Fork' Chronicles Evolution of Eating

food, eating, evolution, utensil. knife, fork, spoon, kitchen tools

Dec. 21, 2012

Shooting Stars: Capturing the Night on Camera

astronomy, photography, photographer, time lapse, time-lapse, timelapse, stars, night sky

Dec. 21, 2012

Future Fibers May Be Spun From Slime

hagfish, material science

Dec. 14, 2012

Is It Possible to Create a Mind?

mind, brain, knowledge, intelligence, artificial intelligence, ray kurzweil, singularity, nanotechnology, computers

Dec. 14, 2012

Ask a Quantum Mechanic

physics, quantum mechanic, quantum computing

Dec. 14, 2012

‘Instant’ Looks at Polaroid’s Land

polaroid, camera, photography, invention, instant photography, instagram, art

Nov. 30, 2012

SciFri Book Club Has 'The Right Stuff'

the right stuff, tom wolfe, test pilots, space flight, chuck yeager, sound barrier, astronauts, mercury, nasa

Nov. 16, 2012

Looking Back on 2012 Election Technology

election, voting, voting machines, electronic voting, voting technology, voter registration

Nov. 02, 2012

How Secure Are Electronic Voting Machines?

voting machines, election, electronic voting, paper ballot, absentee voting, voting technology

Oct. 19, 2012

New Program Spurs Solar Development on Public Land

solar projects, solar construction, renewable energy, government land, federal land, solar energy zones, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar

Oct. 19, 2012

How One Guy Raised $1.3 Million for a Tesla Museum

nikola tesla, thomas edison, the oatmeal, crowdfunding, wardenclyffe, crowdsourced donations, tesla museum, goddamn tesla museum

Oct. 12, 2012

The Secret to Making Ultrastrong 'Gorilla Glass'

gorilla glass, corning, borosillicate glass, soda ash glass, alkali-aluminosilicate sheet glass, ion exchange, iphone, ipad, ipod

Oct. 12, 2012

Fifty Years Ago, a Bright Idea

led, light emitting diode, semiconductor laser, transistor, invention, nick holonyak, lighting, compact disc player

Oct. 05, 2012

Why Online Maps Sometimes Lose Their Way

maps, mapping, navigation, iphone, ipad, ios, google maps, apple maps, mapquest

Sep. 28, 2012

Analyzing the Evidence on DNA

dna evidence, forensics, forensic science, crime, criminal case, jury, courtroom, conviction, genetic evidence, biological evidence

Sep. 21, 2012

Printing Solar Panels in the Backyard

solar, diy, do it yourself, solar power, solar energy, kickstarter, pocket solar factory

Sep. 21, 2012

What the Doctor Ordered: Building New Body Parts

regeneration, bioengineering, body parts, regrow, injury, tissue, bionic man, regenerative medicine

Sep. 14, 2012

Wind Power Plentiful, Study Says

wind energy, terawatts, power, electricity, wind turbines, renewable energy, tax credits

Sep. 14, 2012

Mars Rover May Be Contaminated with Earth Microbes

mars rover, curiosity rover, martian, life, contaminated drill, bacteria, astrobiology, water, search for life on mars, nasa, jpl

Sep. 07, 2012

Oregon Power Project Needs the Motion of the Ocean

wave power, renewable energy, ocean generator, Oregon Wave Energy Trust

Aug. 31, 2012

Time to Overhaul America's Aging Bridges?

bridge, roadways, highways, infrastructure, building, construction, metal, civil engineering, engineering

Aug. 31, 2012

Surveying the Mobile Landscape, Post Patent Battle

apple, samsung, patents, iphone, ipad, intellectual property, galaxy tab, mobile devices, cell phones

Aug. 24, 2012

'Carbon Nation' Tackles Climate Change, By Ignoring It

energy, environment, global warming, climate change, energy efficiency, energy conservation

Aug. 17, 2012

Aging City Pipes in Need of a Plumber’s Touch

water supply, water pipes, infrastructure, urban engineering, civil engineering, water treatment, waste water, sewage

Aug. 17, 2012

Solar Toilet Disinfects Waste, Makes Hydrogen Fuel

toilet, sewage, human waste, feces, wastewater, health, gates foundation, developing world, public health

Aug. 10, 2012

Catching Up with Tom Swift a Century Later

books, science fiction, tom swift, child inventor, boy inventor, history

Aug. 10, 2012

Martian Lab Made in Manhattan

mars, martian, robotics, curiosity rover, mars science laboratory

Aug. 03, 2012

Planning for ‘Curiosity’ on Mars

mars, red planet, curiosity, pathfinder, spirit, opportunity, mars science laboratory, planetary science, geology, seven minutes of terror

Aug. 03, 2012

Tech Giants Gear Up for Patent Battle

patents, patent system, trademarks, trade dress, intellectual property, look and feel, IP, mobile devices, phones, tablets, ipad, ipod, iphone

Aug. 03, 2012

Making Movies That Zoom into Foreign Worlds

cinemicroscopy, microscope, microorganisms, microbiology

Jul. 27, 2012

Building Organs, On One Microchip at a Time

biomedical research, organ on a chip, lab on a chip, animal testing

Jul. 27, 2012

"Resilience" Looks at How Things Bounce Back

change, systems, rebound, systems analysis, systems design, recovery

Jul. 20, 2012

Technology Could Give Athletes an Edge at Olympic Park

olympics, olympic games, london 2012, sports, athletics, athletes, technology

Jul. 13, 2012

Silk Stretches Drugs’ Shelf Life to New Lengths

medicine, vaccines, drugs, silk, biomedical engineering, vaccine preservation

Jul. 13, 2012

The Nuts and Bolts of High-Speed Rail

high-speed rail, transportation, California, engineering, civil engineering, railroad, trains, high-speed trains

Jun. 29, 2012

Alan Turing at 100

alan turing, computers, computing, mathematics, numbers, code, math, cryptography

Jun. 29, 2012

Meet the Energy-Saving Gadgets of the Future

invention, energy, student inventors, STEM, science education, Microsoft Imagine Cup, Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge

Jun. 22, 2012

Can 3D Printers Reshape the World?

maker, fabricator, fabrication, manufacturing, templates, DIY, 3d printing, technology

Jun. 22, 2012

Tall Buildings a Cut above the Rest

engineering, building, skyscrapers, civil engineering, architecture, engineering

Jun. 15, 2012

Neanderthals: The Oldest Cave Painters?

cave art, archeology, anthropology, neanderthals, neandertals, spain, altamira cave, Altamira, El Castillo, Tito Bustillo, Uranium-series dating

Jun. 08, 2012

How 'Flame' Malware Hijacks a Computer

virus, trojan, cyberwar, cyber warfare, malware, computers, computer code, hackers

Jun. 01, 2012

The Many Lifestyles of Muck-Dwelling Microbes

microbe, bacteria, microorganisms, magnetic bacteria, biocomputer, deep sea, marine life

May. 18, 2012

Stroke Victims Think, Robotic Arm Acts

nerve damage, paralyzed, quadriplegic, neural control, assistive technologies, handicapped

May. 11, 2012

Disguising Secret Messages, In a Game of Spy vs. Spy

code, cryptography, security, privacy, al quaeda, terrorism, tsa

May. 11, 2012

'The Garbage-Men' Rock a Trashy Sound

garbage, recycling, materials, musical instruments, music, diy

May. 04, 2012

Is Thorium a Magic Bullet for Our Energy Problems?

energy, thorium, nuclear power, alternative energy

Apr. 27, 2012

The Idea Factory: How Bell Labs Created the Future

invention, bell labs, innovation, culture of innovation

Apr. 27, 2012

Designing the Pied Piper of Fish

robotics, robot fish, mechanical engineering, fish, marine biology

Apr. 20, 2012

Designing a Bridge for Earthquake Country

engineer, bridges, earthquake, engineering, civil engineering, bay bridge

Apr. 13, 2012

Engineering for Success by Building on Failure

engineering, bridges, invention, failure, Titanic, Challenger, Columbia, design, civil engineering

Apr. 06, 2012

Coyotes Come to the Big Apple

urban wildlife, animals, city, coyotes, wildlife

Mar. 30, 2012

Half A Century Later, A Return To Challenger Deep

dive, cameron, submarine, submersible, mariana trench, challenger deep

Mar. 23, 2012

Making the Shift To Electric Vehicles

car vehicle transportation

Mar. 16, 2012

Teenager Launches LEGO Shuttle Into Space

flora film vid space lego

Feb. 24, 2012

Reaching For The Limits of Tiny Transistors

computer transistor engineering technology

Feb. 24, 2012

Weaving Around Web Privacy Controls

online privacy, security, cookies, tracking code

Feb. 17, 2012

Desert Military Bases Could Be Boon To Solar

solar industry, solar panels, renewable energy, military, armed forces

Feb. 17, 2012

Approved Reactors Could Power Up Nuclear Industry

nuclear energy, nuclear power, electricity

Feb. 17, 2012

Concrete’s Role As A Building Block In History

concrete, materials, building, engineering, civil engineering

Feb. 10, 2012

Notes From A Former 'Guitar Zero'

guitar, music, brain, learning

Feb. 10, 2012

Why Vinyl Sounds Better Than CD, Or Not

music, sound, audio, engineering, data, compression, vinyl

Feb. 03, 2012

Drone Technology Reaches New Heights

military, surveilance, armed forces, robots, flight, robotic aircraft

Feb. 03, 2012

Listening In On The Brain To Decode Speech

speech, language, brain, mind, scan, mind reading

Jan. 27, 2012

How ‘Space Weather’ Affects Planes And Power Grids

sun solar flare space weather

Jan. 27, 2012

A Mobile Wallet: Cash, Credit, Or... Cell Phone?

payment, mobile apps, cell phones, nfc, money

Jan. 27, 2012

Can Science Be Done Without Secrecy?

research, data, scientific process, scientific publishing, publication, peer review

Jan. 20, 2012

Synthetic Windpipe Transplant Boost For Tissue Engineering

tissue engineering, biotechnology, artificial organs

Jan. 20, 2012

How Large Ships Use Navigation Systems

navigation, transportation, technology, shipping, maritime

Jan. 13, 2012

Making A Computer From Bubbles

bubble, computer, fluidics, computation, digital logic, fluidics

Jan. 06, 2012

Debate Persists Over Publishing Bird Flu Studies

flu, influenza, academic freedom, biosecurity, bioterror, national security

Dec. 23, 2011

Building Bridges From Plastic Shampoo Bottles

bridge, engineering, concrete, plastic, recycling

Dec. 16, 2011

Exploring The Science Of Flying, From Your Window Seat

flight, aeronatics, engineering, airplane, helicopter, cell phone, fly, flying, flight

Dec. 16, 2011

What Makes Wings Work?

flight, video, flora, movie, film, physics, nyu

Dec. 02, 2011

Hitting The ‘Off’ Switch On Antibiotic Resistance

darpa, antibiotics, medicine, nanotechnology, future

Dec. 02, 2011

Deconstructing A Skyscraper

architecture, building, construction, engineering, civil engineering, building, skyscraper, sky scra

Dec. 02, 2011

The Beauty and Brains Behind ‘Hedy’s Folly’

invention, history, communication, hedy lamarr, patent, communications, radio, codes

Nov. 25, 2011

Building ‘The Big Roads’

road, highway, engineering, cars, automobiles, interstate

Nov. 25, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of ‘Stethoscope’

markel diction stethoscope doctor medicine history

Nov. 18, 2011

Solar Sector At War Over Cheap Chinese Panels

solar industry, solar panels, renewable energy

Nov. 18, 2011

Balloon Scientists Prepare For Thanksgiving Day Parade

flora, film, thanksgiving, baloons, parade, engineering

Nov. 18, 2011

Building A Better Toilet

sanitation, water, toilet, waste, sewage

Nov. 11, 2011

‘Steve Jobs’: Profiling An Ingenious Perfectionist

steve jobs, apple, obituary, walter isaacson, ipod, iphone

Nov. 11, 2011

Meet The MythBusters

discovery channel, science education, mythbusters, explosions

Nov. 04, 2011

Peering Into The Brain, But At What?

brian neuron neuroscience behavior learning

Nov. 04, 2011

A Researcher Asks: Are Dolphins Self-Aware?

dolphin communication brain learning

Oct. 28, 2011

Scientific Case Still Open On 2001 Anthrax Attacks

911, 9-11, 9/11, september 11, anthrax, terrorism, forensics, crime

Oct. 21, 2011

Video Pick: Jack-O-Lantern 2.0

pumpkin flora film halloween pumpkin carving

Oct. 21, 2011

Science Diction: The Origins of the Bunsen Burner

chemistry history bunsen burner meker burner flame

Oct. 14, 2011

Using DNA To Shape Nanostructures

engineering nanomaterials nanotecnology nanoscale crystal structure

Oct. 14, 2011

Searching For Meaning In A Cheap Toaster

materials invetion engineering toaster maker

Oct. 07, 2011

Remembering Steve Jobs

aple, iphone, ipod, computer, steve jobs, wozniak

Oct. 07, 2011

A Virtual Arm That Talks With The Brain

brain neurology prosthesis prosthetic robotic arm neural control

Sep. 30, 2011

Living In A Geodesic Dome Home

flora film video dome

Sep. 16, 2011

Exploring the Tech DIY of ‘Hackerspaces’

hakerspace geek diy makerfaire

Sep. 16, 2011

How Google Grew Into An Online Goliath

levy, googleplex, google, search, business, technology

Sep. 09, 2011

Examining Ancient Fossils for Clues to Human Origins

hominid, homo, fossil, berger, anthropology, paleoanthropology

Sep. 09, 2011

‘Move An Asteroid’ Competition May Help Protect Planet

space, neo, asteroid, planetary protection

Sep. 02, 2011

Building ‘The Big Roads’

road, travel, transportation, highway, interstate

Aug. 26, 2011

A Look Back At 9/11 In ‘I Heard The Sirens Scream’

911, 9-11, 9/11, september 11, anthrax, terrorism

Aug. 26, 2011

Water Striders Don’t Stride, They Row

flora video film insect strider biomechanics

Aug. 19, 2011

Students Tackle ‘Kids’ Science Challenge’

education, invention, kids

Aug. 19, 2011

Technology Aids Free Speech--And Its Suppression

communication, freedom of speech, censorship

Aug. 19, 2011

Google Enters The Smartphone Business, Maybe

communications, electronics, phones, google

Aug. 19, 2011

SpaceX Craft To Head To Space Station

spacex, rocket, iss, space station

Aug. 19, 2011

An Outhouse For The Sea

video flora toilet sanitation compost

Aug. 12, 2011

Feeding A Hotter, More Crowded Planet

food safety hunger agriculture climate

Aug. 12, 2011

Technology's Odd Couple Teams Up For Science

first kamen will.i.am engineering students robotics

Aug. 12, 2011

Video Pick: Flywheel Bicycle

video pick bicycle flywheel invention student

Jul. 29, 2011

Looking to Nature For Material Inspiration

biomaterials, solar cells, batteries, nanostructures

Jul. 22, 2011

Remodeling Hearts With Stem Cells

stem cells, heart, medical, treatment

Jul. 22, 2011

The Experimental Traveler: Take A Science Vacation

travel, vacation, road trip

Jul. 15, 2011

In Battle Of The Bulbs, It’s Watts Vs. Lumens

bulb, lightbulb, electricity, cfl, led lighting, efficiency

Jul. 15, 2011

Playing Cut And Paste With DNA Of Living Bacteria

genes genetics genetic engineering dna biotechnology

Jul. 15, 2011

Can Google Plus Compete With Facebook And Twitter?

google, social media, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace

Jul. 08, 2011

Switching The Energy Economy Of San Antonio

energy electricity smart grid infrastructure texas

Jul. 01, 2011

High Tech Meets High Art In ‘Modernist Cuisine’

cooking food biology lab DIY

Jun. 24, 2011

Student Inventors Dream Up A Better Wheelchair

student,,invent, invention, engineering

Jun. 24, 2011

Author Of ‘Robopocalypse’ On The Future Of Robotics

fiction robot terminator sarah connor

Jun. 24, 2011

Creating Reservoirs Under Roads And Parking Lots

pavement asphalt sidewalk concnrete engineering runoff water

Jun. 24, 2011

Science Diction--The Origin Of The Word ‘Radio’

markel science diction words language radio transmission

Jun. 17, 2011

Can “Stem Cell” Treatments Help Athletes?

stem cell medical therapy experimental

Jun. 17, 2011

McGraw-Hill, Google Plan To Add Solar Megawatts

solar energy, google, thermal solar,

Jun. 17, 2011

James Gleick On The History Of Information

information data history philosophy understanding

Jun. 10, 2011

Researchers Trap Antimatter For Record 16 Minutes

physics antimatter cern

Jun. 10, 2011

Video Pick: Growing Hearts and Bones

film video flora cells tissue heart bones medical

Jun. 10, 2011

Building A Better Electric Grid

grid electric utility power energy

Jun. 03, 2011

Can Social Networking Move Beyond Facebook?

social media network online community

Jun. 03, 2011

Cyber Attacks May Be “Acts Of War”

computer communication cyber online internet

May. 27, 2011

President Kennedy's "Moon Speech" Turns 50

moon space history apollo

May. 20, 2011

Office Hours with Michio Kaku

video flora film desktop diary kaku physics

May. 13, 2011

Struggling To Contain A Rising Mississippi

flood river water dam levee

May. 13, 2011

Studying Schizophrenia, By Giving It To Computers

brain mental illness schizophrenia computing

May. 13, 2011

The Physics Of Setting Leaves Aflame

film video flora lens leaf sun light

May. 13, 2011

Was Stealth Technology Used In Bin Laden Raid?

sealth radar military soldier combat

May. 06, 2011

Synth Music Pioneer Thomas Dolby Back With New EP

dolby, music, performance, art, blinded

May. 06, 2011

Are Your Gadgets Spying On You?

privacy, security, mobile devices

Apr. 29, 2011

Cape Wind Project Wins Construction Approval

wind energy turbine

Apr. 29, 2011

Electric Car Gets Its Revenge

electric cars energy transportation

Apr. 22, 2011

Listening To Wild Soundscapes

sound, listen, ambient, ecology, recording, nature sounds

Apr. 22, 2011

Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word 'Robot'

science diction, words, history, robot

Apr. 15, 2011

Note-Taking Made Easy For Legally Blind Students

invention, contest, imagine cup, microsoft, education

Apr. 08, 2011

Growing The Technology For Artificial Leaves

photosynthesis, hydrogen, fuel cells

Mar. 25, 2011

Hunting For Traces Of America's First Inhabitants

anthropology, archaeology, human origins, life, tools, ancestors

Mar. 25, 2011

Drilling To The Mantle Of The Earth

drilling, crust, mohole, ocean, oil well

Mar. 25, 2011

How to Dress for Space Travel

space suit, nasa, rocket, exploration

Mar. 18, 2011

Update On Japan's Malfunctioning Nuclear Reactors

japan, earthquake, tsunami, nuclear, radioactive

Mar. 18, 2011

Camouflaging Red Blood Cells For Transfusion

blood cells, blood types, immune system

Mar. 11, 2011

High-Tech Opera Features Robots as Stars

music, art, opera, robots, mit

Mar. 11, 2011

Robot Invades NYC Bookstore

video, flora, robot, books

Mar. 11, 2011

TV And Smartphones May Hamper A Good Night's Sleep

sleep, tired, technology, rest

Mar. 04, 2011

Navigating in a Changing Climate

navy, ice, arctic, global warming, climate change

Mar. 04, 2011

Early Space Shuttle Flights Riskier Than Estimated

shuttle, nasa, space, astronaut, risk, disaster

Mar. 04, 2011

How To Keep Data In The Cloud From Evaporating

data, storage, computer, backup, online, cloud

Feb. 25, 2011

Cell Phone Radiation Affects Brain, Study Says

brain, rf, radiation, cell phone, cellular phone

Feb. 25, 2011

Creating The Illusion Of A Different Body

brain, illusion, arm, prosthetic

Feb. 25, 2011

Have We Grown Too Fond Of Technology?

turkle technology

Feb. 18, 2011

Could Gaming Be Good For You?

gaming, computers, games

Feb. 18, 2011

Rumbling Underground, An Engineering Feat

subway, engineering, construction, transportation

Feb. 11, 2011

Defining a Data Deluge

data, information

Feb. 11, 2011

IBM Computer Faces Off Against Jeopardy Champs

computer, intelligence, data, ai, game

Feb. 04, 2011

Plumbing The Depths Of Aquarium Science

fish, fishtank, acquarium, acquaria, acquariums, coral, tropical fish

Jan. 28, 2011

Privacy At Stake As Sites Track Online Preferences

privacy, web, shortening, link tracking

Jan. 28, 2011

Twitter, Facebook As Political Tools In Arab World

social media, communication, politics, activism, organizing

Jan. 28, 2011

Blood Spotting Made Easier

csi, forensics, crime, light source, detection, police, investigation, crime lab

Jan. 28, 2011

Digital Sampling and Remix Culture: Creativity or Criminality?

sampling, music, beats, copyright, remix, digital culture, dj

Jan. 21, 2011

Assessing The Health Of The Gulf, Post-Spill

oil, gulf, oilspill, katrina, levees, oysters, shrimp

Jan. 14, 2011

Towards a Smarter Grid

electricity, infrastructure, smart grid, network, engineering

Jan. 14, 2011

Video Pick: Reconstructing a Dino Find

video, flora, dinosaur, sereno

Jan. 14, 2011

What Does '4G' Really Mean, Anyway?

phones, telecom, cellular

Jan. 14, 2011

How Many Social Network Identities Is Too Many?

online, identity, privacy, profiles

Jan. 07, 2011

Building a Nano-Yarn

yarn, fabric, nanotechnology, fiber

Jan. 07, 2011

Video Pick: Printing in 3D

print, make, fabricate, geek, video

Jan. 07, 2011

A TV How-To

tv, television, electronics

Dec. 31, 2010

Amir Aczel Looks At The LHC

amir aczel cern lhc physics

Dec. 24, 2010

Jonathon Keats and "Virtual Words"

words, language, vocabulary, arts

Dec. 24, 2010

Steven Johnson and 'Where Good Ideas Come From"

creativity, invention, ideas, thought

Dec. 24, 2010

Y2K Revisited

archives, y2k, year 2000, computers, bug, programming

Dec. 17, 2010

Internet Privacy

internet privacy, online behavior

Dec. 17, 2010

Taxidermy and 'A Kingdom Under Glass'

natural history, taxidermy, animals

Dec. 17, 2010

Home Energy Tax Credit

energy, insulation

Dec. 10, 2010

Video Pick: A Snowflake Solution

snow, ice, crystal, video, flora

Dec. 10, 2010

Talk to The Computer: Prize-Winning Student Science Looks at Emotion in ...

speech, computers, communication, voice

Dec. 03, 2010

Military Energy Use

energy, army, navy, air force, marines

Nov. 26, 2010

Science Friday, 1993: The Future of the Internet

internet, computer, technology, archives

Nov. 19, 2010

Antimatter Trapped

atom, physics, particles astornomy, antimatter, energy

Nov. 19, 2010

How Music Works

music, art, physics

Nov. 19, 2010

Airport Scanners

airport security, xray, backscatter

Nov. 19, 2010

Video Pick: Rapunzel Hair Physics

physics, hair, rapunzel, movie

Nov. 19, 2010

Now Hear This: Speech Recognition

technology, computers, communication, speech, voice

Nov. 19, 2010

Kinect Technology

game, kinect, microsoft, xbox

Nov. 12, 2010

Are You Happy?

happy, joy, pleasure, brain

Nov. 05, 2010

Crowd Counting

crowd, people, numbers, rally, march

Oct. 22, 2010

Rubik and His Cube

puzzle, rubik, 1980, math

Oct. 22, 2010

Lunar Update

moon lunar space astronomy geology

Oct. 22, 2010

Dean Kamen

kamen inventor invention segway deka research first robotics

Oct. 22, 2010

Ira Asks: How Do They Make Eyeglasses?

eyeglasses, vision, sight, eye, lens, optometrist, optician

Oct. 22, 2010

Instructables Halloween

pumpkin, halloween, costume, diy

Oct. 15, 2010

The Once and Future Car

car, automobile, robot

Oct. 15, 2010

A Highway for Wind Power

power, wind energy

Oct. 08, 2010

Physics Nobel for Graphene

graphene, physics, carbon, nanotechnology

Oct. 08, 2010

Video Pick: Ira Drives the Leaf

car, electric, leaf, volt

Oct. 08, 2010

Tracking Truthy Ideas

meme, twitter, truthy, network, social,

Oct. 01, 2010

Isolating Atoms

optical tweezers, physics, atoms, atomic

Oct. 01, 2010

Cyber Warfare

computers, virus, worm, code

Sep. 24, 2010

Testing Relativity With Better Clocks

time, relativity, clocks, einstein

Sep. 24, 2010

Forensic Art

art, forensics, composite sketch, crime scene, witness, police

Sep. 24, 2010

Video Pick of the Week: Composite Sketch

art, forensics, composite sketch, crime scene, witness, police

Sep. 17, 2010

Progress through Challenges

prizes, cars, efficiency, government, research

Sep. 10, 2010

Happy Birthday, Buckyballs!

chemistry, buckyballs, buckminsterfullerene, c60

Sep. 10, 2010

How To Rate Energy Star?

energy star, rating, energy efficiency

Sep. 03, 2010

Technology and the Brain

communication, nass, technology

Aug. 27, 2010

Solar / Wind Energy Update

wind, solar, renewable energy

Aug. 27, 2010

Science Fiction Technology

film, movie, science fiction

Aug. 13, 2010

Study Suggests Earlier Meat Eating In Hominids

anthropology human evolution tools food

Aug. 06, 2010

Cooking for Geeks

kitchen, cooking, chemistry, food

Aug. 06, 2010

On Copyright and Hacking Your Phone

DMCA, copyright, jailbreak, hacking

Jul. 30, 2010

Silk

materials science, silk, fiber, spider

Jul. 23, 2010

Video Pick of the Week: Robot Fish

flora film video fish robot

Jul. 16, 2010

Oil Spill Update

oil spill, bp, gulf of mexico

Jul. 16, 2010

Hackers, 25 Years On

hackers, computer, digital, nerds, geeks

Jul. 16, 2010

Future Fibers

fibers, electronics, functional materials, smart fabrics

Jul. 09, 2010

The Ethics of Synthetic Biology

synthetic biology, biotechnology

Jul. 02, 2010

Loop Hearing

hearing, assistive technologies, ear, heraing air

Jun. 25, 2010

Building a Lung

lung, organ, tissue, body

Jun. 25, 2010

Geek Update - What's the Word?

diy, geek, nerd, projects, geek dad

Jun. 18, 2010

Building Up The Immune System -- In Plastic

immune system, immunity, plastic, toxin, health

Jun. 18, 2010

On Beyond Blimps

blimp, hybrid airship, transport

Jun. 18, 2010

The Geek Dad on Father's Day

diy, geek, nerd, projects, geek dad

Jun. 18, 2010

Mineral Mapping

minerals, geology, mapping, geography

Jun. 18, 2010

Science Diction: X-Ray

xray, x-ray, word files, word philes science diction

Jun. 11, 2010

Multitasking

brain, neural, addiction, multitasking

Jun. 04, 2010

Splice

genetic engineering, film, movie, scifi, science fiction

Jun. 04, 2010

The Oil Spill and the Limits of Science

oil spill, oil slick, engineering, ecosystem

May. 28, 2010

Cleaning Up the Oil

oil spill, oil slick, ecosystem, biology

May. 28, 2010

Turn it Upside Down

gardening, tomato, topsy turvy

May. 21, 2010

Video Pick of the Week: Frogs Shake it Up

flora, film, frogs

May. 21, 2010

Online Privacy

online privacy, facebook

May. 14, 2010

MRIs and the Law

brain, fmri, iamging, lie detector, neurology

May. 07, 2010

Neanderthal Genome

dna, genome, ancestry, proteome, neanderthals, neandertal, genetics, evolution

May. 07, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill: Engineering Approaches

oil spill, oil slick, engineering

Apr. 30, 2010

Car Electronics

cars, automobiles, vehicle, safety, engineering

Apr. 30, 2010

Biofuel Roundup

biofuel, energy, alternative energy

Apr. 23, 2010

The Hubble at 20

space, telescope, hubble, astronomy

Apr. 23, 2010

'Into Eternity' Film

nuclear, yucca mountian, waste,

Apr. 09, 2010

Wind Power

wind, energy, power, electricity

Apr. 02, 2010

A Challenge to Gene Patents

genes, law, patent, constitution, brca

Mar. 26, 2010

Chemistry Roundup

chemistry, acs, meeting, science news

Mar. 26, 2010

A New Human Relative, From a DNA Sample?

anthropology, palontology, bone, genetics, dna

Mar. 19, 2010

All Aboard the Electric Bikes

bike, bicycle, energy, transportation

Mar. 19, 2010

Bacterial Forensics

forensics, bacteria, skin, crime

Mar. 19, 2010

The Future of 3D

film, television, 3d, 3-d, hubble, space, movie, imax

Mar. 12, 2010

Green Building

green building, architecture

Mar. 05, 2010

From Thought To Movement

brain, neural interface, prosthetic

Feb. 26, 2010

No Small Matter

nanoscale, art, photography, frankel,whitesides

Feb. 19, 2010

Communicating Science

news, blogs, communication, policy

Jan. 29, 2010

Mars Rover to Rove No Longer

mars, spriti, robot, space

Jan. 29, 2010

Tracking Near-Earth Objects

neo, asteroid, comet, meteor, collision, rock, space, deep impact, bruce willis

Jan. 22, 2010

Texting Aid Dollars

philanthropy, donations, text, cell phone, earthquake, haiti

Jan. 22, 2010

Facial Recognition

facial recognition, computer vision, program

Jan. 15, 2010

Looking Back on the Laser

laser, invention, optics, maser

Jan. 15, 2010

A Solar Deal for China

solar energy, solar power, esolar, thermal solar

Jan. 15, 2010

Adjusting the Doomsday Clock

clock, catastrophe, seconds to midnight

Jan. 08, 2010

Carbon Sequestration

carbon sequestration, basalt, geology

Jan. 01, 2010

Birds and Birding

birds, birding, birdwatching, ecology

Jan. 01, 2010

Inside DARPA

darpa, military, weapon, r&d, research and development

Dec. 25, 2009

The Physics of Santa

santa, physics, humor

Dec. 18, 2009

Data Mining in the Mobile World

data collection, cell phone, mobile app, privacy

Dec. 18, 2009

Our Daily Diet of Data

data, information, gigabytes

Dec. 11, 2009

Gene Patenting

genes, genetics, gene patents, brca, alcu, myriad genetics

Dec. 11, 2009

DARPA Balloon Hunt Challenge

darpa, social networks, intelligence gathering

Dec. 11, 2009

Top Tech Gadgets

technology, geek, gadgets

Dec. 04, 2009

LHC Returns To Service

lch, cern, fermilab, tevatron, particle physics

Nov. 13, 2009

Solar Sail Spacecraft

spaceflight, solar sail, sagan, lightsail

Nov. 06, 2009

Synthetic Biology Competition

igem, synthetic biology, biological machinees

Oct. 30, 2009

Gene Therapy and Blindness

vision, eye, blindness, gene therapy, genetics

Oct. 30, 2009

Arpanet Anniversary

network, internet, arpanet, computer

Oct. 30, 2009

Geek My Halloween

halloween, geek, diy

Oct. 16, 2009

Climate Policy Who's Who

climate change, global warming

Oct. 09, 2009

Tracking Bird Migration

birds, migration, flight

Sep. 04, 2009

Who's Doing What Online?

network, computer, social, twitter, facebook

Sep. 04, 2009

Towards Hydrogen Trains

trains, railroads, hydrogen, energy

Sep. 04, 2009

Small Things Considered

nanotech, graphene, nanotubes

Aug. 28, 2009

How Cooking Made Us Human

cooking primates homo sapien

Aug. 21, 2009

Building Circuits Using DNA

dna semiconductors electronics technology invention

Aug. 21, 2009

Uncovering Hidden Paintings

art science painting x ray technology

Aug. 14, 2009

Voting Machine Update

voting electronic vote security technology

Aug. 14, 2009

Rep. Roscoe Bartlett On Grid Security

grid electricity security congress politics

Aug. 07, 2009

Southern California Utilities Go Solar

solar, energy, power, electric, alternative energy

Aug. 07, 2009

Engineering Earth's Climate Could Be Dangerous

geoengineering, climate change, global warming

Jul. 31, 2009

Who Owns Your Digital Data?

digital, privacy, ownership, information

Jul. 24, 2009

Cell Phone Microscope

cell phone, microscope, developing countries, medical

Jul. 17, 2009

Building Functional Fibers

fiber camera, yoel fink, photonics, light, fabric, cloth

Jul. 17, 2009

Paint the Town White

white, enery, carbon dioxide, co2, white, albedo, reflectivity

Jul. 03, 2009

Some Projects to Try on Your Summer Vacation (Or Perhaps Not)

diy, experiemnts, chemistry, physics, risk, dangerous

Jul. 03, 2009

The Disappearing Mississippi Delta

river, climate, sea level, water, sediment, louisiana, katrina, levee

Jul. 03, 2009

A Conversation with Ocean Explorer Bob Ballard

ballard, ocean, titanic, undersea, water

Jun. 26, 2009

Hydrogen Storage in Chicken Feathers?

hydrogen, energy, carbon, power,

Jun. 26, 2009

Wind Energy Potential

wind power, wind energy, alternative energy

Jun. 05, 2009

New Fusion Facility

fusion, nuclear, research, physics

Jun. 05, 2009

Future of Nuclear Energy

nuclear, energy, physics, environment

May. 29, 2009

The Invention of the Telescope

telescope, optics, galileo, history

May. 22, 2009

Concrete and Carbon

concrete, manufacture, carbon footprint, climate change

May. 22, 2009

Happy Birthday, SETI@Home

seti, boinc, distributed computing

May. 15, 2009

What's Next In Web Searching

search, google, wolfram alpha

May. 15, 2009

Home-Run Physics

baseball, physics, statistics

May. 01, 2009

Wildlife CSI

forensics, wildlife, poaching, smuggling

Apr. 24, 2009

Checking In With the Mars Rovers

mars, rovers, spirit, computer, robot

Apr. 24, 2009

New Approaches to Targeted Cancer Therapy

cancer, gene therapy, tumor, p53, nanoparticles

Apr. 24, 2009

Better Brewing through Synthetic Biology?

synthetic biology, beer, yeast

Apr. 24, 2009

Green DIY

diy, projects, green, earth day, recycle

Apr. 17, 2009

Missile Defense

missle defense, space, nuclear proliferation

Apr. 10, 2009

Space Gadgets

inventions, space, iss, astronaut

Mar. 20, 2009

Nobel Chemist Harry Kroto and Buckyballs

chemistry, materials, fullerenes, carbon

Mar. 13, 2009

Building a Better Battery

battery, lithium, rechargable mbatteries, cars

Mar. 13, 2009

Turing Award Winner Barbara Liskov

computing, turing award, computer science

Mar. 13, 2009

Scientists on Wall Street

market, economics, stocks, wall street

Mar. 06, 2009

Citizen Science: Tracking Climate Change

climate change, global warming, national phenology network

Feb. 27, 2009

A Big Solar Deal for California

solar, energy, electricity

Feb. 27, 2009

Why Do People Go Gray?

hair, aging, peroxide

Feb. 20, 2009

Inspiring Young Engineers

education, engineering, engineers, women, girls

Feb. 20, 2009

The Telephone Gambit

telephone, invention, alexander graham bell, elisha gray

Feb. 20, 2009

An Etch-A-Sketch for Nanotech?

nanotechnology, nanoelectronics, computers, transistor

Feb. 20, 2009

Space Debris

space debris, space junk, collision, crash, satellite, spaceflight

Feb. 20, 2009

Future of Animation

film, movies, animation, 3d

Feb. 13, 2009

What's a Smart Grid?

electricity, energy, power, smart grid

Feb. 13, 2009

Prosthetic Limb Advance

arm, prosthetic limb, rehabilitiation

Jan. 30, 2009

Building Greener Cars

cars, emissions, automobiles, hybrids

Jan. 23, 2009

First Human Clinical Trial of Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Approved

stem cells, biotechnology, human embryonic stem cells, medicine

Jan. 23, 2009

Future of Innovation and Research Funding

science funding, economic stimulus

Jan. 23, 2009

Turning Down Your Ears

ear, hearing, sound

Jan. 09, 2009

Understanding Medical Statistics

medical statistics, risk

Jan. 09, 2009

New Milky Way Measurements

space, galaxy, milky way

Jan. 09, 2009

Building Nanobristle Structures

nanotech, aizenberg, nanostructures, nanomaterials

Jan. 02, 2009

The Invention of Air

oxygen, air, history of science

Dec. 26, 2008

Tweets from Frolleagues

jargon, art, tech

Dec. 19, 2008

2008 In Social Media

twitter, oreilly, facebook, web, internet

Dec. 12, 2008

Computing Consumer Preferences

music, film, pandora, stores, shopping

Nov. 21, 2008

Plug-In Cars

car, automobile, plug-in hybrid, hybrid car, electric car

Nov. 21, 2008

Secret of the Pyramid

egypt, pyramids, giza, brier

Nov. 07, 2008

Cancer Genome Sequenced

genes, genetics, cancer

Nov. 07, 2008

New Renewable Energy Journal

energy, renewables, solar, wind

Nov. 07, 2008

Synthetic Biology Competition

igem, biological engineering, molecular machines, synthetic biology

Oct. 31, 2008

Beautiful Science

museum, art, science, manuscripts, drawings

Oct. 24, 2008

E-Voting Update

voting, election, voting machines, electronic voting

Oct. 24, 2008

The $3 Million Projector

planetarium, projector, campaing, election, education

Oct. 24, 2008

Closing the Innovation Gap

invention, innovation, genius, education

Oct. 17, 2008

Who's An Expert?

expertise, experts, specialization, information, decision-making

Oct. 17, 2008

Dr. Atomic Opera

opera, art, atomic bomb, nuclear, trinity, manhattan project

Oct. 03, 2008

Hubble Repair Mission on Hold

hubble, space telescope, observatory

Oct. 03, 2008

Flash of Genius

windshield wiper, patents, inventions, lawyers, film, movie

Oct. 03, 2008

SpaceX Launch Successful

spacex, launch, private rocket

Sep. 26, 2008

Trouble at the Large Hadron Collider

cern, lhc, large hadron collider, physics

Sep. 26, 2008

Energy News

energy, cng cars, compressed natural gas, incentives, fuel

Sep. 26, 2008

Google Unveils 'Android' on Phone

mobile phone, cell phone, google phone, iphone, apple, htc dream

Sep. 26, 2008

Solar Energy Store

solar energy, photovoltaic

Sep. 19, 2008

Mars

mars, planet, planetary exploration

Sep. 19, 2008

Arizona Astronomy

telescope, skygazing, stars, planets, astronomy

Sep. 12, 2008

Spore and Evolution

spore, game, computer

Sep. 05, 2008

Voting Systems Update

elections, voting machines, paper trail, electronic voting

Sep. 05, 2008

Levees and Hurricanes

levees, hurricanes, new orleans, civil enginnering, katrina

Sep. 05, 2008

Google's New Web Browser

google, web browser, internet, search engines

Aug. 29, 2008

Large Hadron Collider Set to Start Up

LHC, cern, high energy physics, large hadron collider

Aug. 29, 2008

How Do Flies Get Away?

flies, insects, entomology, drosophila, flight, escape

Aug. 29, 2008

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

vacation, listener, diy

Aug. 29, 2008

Higher-Res Eye In The Sky

spy satellite, space imaging, mapping, geographic information systems

Aug. 22, 2008

Nanoantenna Sheets Harvest Energy

nanoantenna, solar energy

Aug. 22, 2008

Inventing the Movies: Edison to the iPod

movie, film, hollywood, invention, technology

Aug. 15, 2008

Self Assembly for Building Nanoscale Patterns

nanotechnology, self assembly

Aug. 15, 2008

Geothermal Energy

energy, geothermal, heat pump, drilling

Aug. 15, 2008

Ethanol Power to the People

biofuel, ethanol, energy

Aug. 15, 2008

Towards a Super Lens -- Or Invisibility?

diffraction, refraction, optics, metamaterial

Aug. 08, 2008

Mars Update

mars phoenix lander

Aug. 08, 2008

Traffic

traffic cars automobiles engineering

Aug. 08, 2008

Drug Testing Examined

drug testing doping chemistry sports

Aug. 01, 2008

Micro Microscope

microscope, invention, electronics

Jul. 25, 2008

Tobacco Plants Grow Cancer Vaccines

cancer, genetics, biopharm, cancer vaccines

Jul. 25, 2008

Deep-Sea Carbon Sequestration

basalt, carbon sequestration, global warming, carbon dioxide

Jul. 18, 2008

Solar Energy Roundup

oil, solar, wind, electric, alternative energy

Jul. 18, 2008

Eco-Boat Breaks Speed Record

boat, biofuels, carbon footprint

Jul. 18, 2008

Off-Shore Drilling Pluses and Minuses

oil, drilling, environmnet

Jul. 18, 2008

Remembering Michael DeBakey

debakey, heart, obituary, bypass

Jul. 11, 2008

The Possibility of Earthquake Prediction

quake, earthqukae, seismic, seismology, parkfield

Jul. 04, 2008

Nuclear Family Vacation

atomic, nuclear, defense, weaponry, cold war

Jun. 20, 2008

Going Green: Energy Conservation

energy, fuel, oil, efficiency

Jun. 20, 2008

Art Conservation and Preservation

art conservation, art preservation, art restoration

Jun. 20, 2008

'Frequency Hopping' Stage Play

play, theater, theatre, lamarr, invention, patents, radio

Jun. 06, 2008

Greener Cars on the Road?

cars, transportation, hydrogen

Jun. 06, 2008

Will We Recognize The Future?

future, technology, singularity

May. 30, 2008

Monkey's Thoughts Move Robot Arm

prosthetic, neural, brain

May. 23, 2008

A Real Computer Bug?

computers, biology, biotechnology

May. 23, 2008

What's a Crystal Skull, Anyway?

archaeologist, archaeology

May. 23, 2008

Watching a Supernova

star, astronomy, supernova

May. 23, 2008

Nanotube Safety

nanotube, nanotechnology, health, environment

May. 09, 2008

Digital TV Transition

television, tv, broadcast

May. 09, 2008

The Missing Memristor?

memristor, electronics, circuit, computers, physics

Apr. 25, 2008

Towards Test-Tube Meat?

meat, ethics, animals, tissue engineering, food

Apr. 25, 2008

Building Social Robots

robots, technology, social robotics, first

Apr. 11, 2008

Biofuels Research Roundup

biofuel, energy, transportaion, chemistry, ethanol

Apr. 04, 2008

Phages Fight Bacteria

bacteriophage, phage, luria, bacteria

Apr. 04, 2008

Cities Cutting Energy Use

energy, city planning, urban design, global warming, climate change

Apr. 04, 2008

Oldest Recorded Song is Heard

sound, phonautograph, edison, phonograph, inventor, invention

Mar. 21, 2008

Online Privacy

privacy, data, security, safety, internet, online

Mar. 14, 2008

Solar Power Scales Up

solar thermal, energy, electric, power, utility

Mar. 07, 2008

Persuasive Technologies

technology, captology, persuasion, psychology

Feb. 29, 2008

Anticipating Synthetic Biology

genetics, biobricks, synthetic biology, bioengineering, biotechnology

Feb. 29, 2008

Telling Time: Leap Year, Leap Day

time, date, leap year, calendar

Feb. 29, 2008

Animal Testing and Research Ethics

research ethics, animal testing, peta, animal rights

Feb. 22, 2008

Gecko-Inspired Bandages for Medical Use

gecko, medicine, nanostructures, biomimetics

Feb. 22, 2008

A Grammy in Math

music, recording, guthrie, mathematics

Feb. 22, 2008

See You from The Dark Side of the Moon

telescope, moon, space, astronomy

Feb. 08, 2008

Biofuels

biofuels, alterantive energy, biodiesel, gasoline, ethanol

Feb. 08, 2008

Harvesting Energy From Walking

knee, energy, power, portable electronics

Feb. 08, 2008

Nanoscale Radio Shows Carbon Electronics Potential

radio, carbon nanotube, transitor, electronics

Feb. 01, 2008

Voting Machine Update

voting, election, security

Feb. 01, 2008

Solar Energy Update

solar, energy, power

Jan. 18, 2008

'Fields of Fuel' Film Looks at Biodiesel

biofuels, biodiesel, renewable energy, oil, film, movie, sundance

Jan. 18, 2008

Growing a Bioartificial Heart

heart, bioengineering, tissue engineering, heart

Jan. 11, 2008

The Farnsworth Invention

television, invention, farnsworth, theater, theatre, play

Dec. 28, 2007

What Would You Do For Science?

science experiment testing laboratory method culture

Dec. 14, 2007

A Crystal Ball for 2008 Tech

2008, technology, predictions

Dec. 07, 2007

Improving Automobile Efficiency

car, automobile, efficiency, energy policy

Nov. 30, 2007

Re-Wiring the Sense of Touch

prosthetic, brain, nervous system, amputees

Nov. 30, 2007

Green Energy at Google

energy, google

Nov. 16, 2007

Future of Phones

technology, phones, cellular phones, google

Nov. 16, 2007

Monkey Clones and Stem Cells

clones, stem cells, embryonic stem cells

Nov. 09, 2007

DARPA Urban Challenge

robots, vehicles, darpa

Nov. 02, 2007

Air Travel Safety Study

avaiation, airline safety, nasa

Nov. 02, 2007

Building a Brainbow

brain, neuroscience, neurology, nervous system

Oct. 26, 2007

Building Better Bridges

transportation, infrastructure, bridges

Oct. 26, 2007

Chinese Moon Mission Launch

china, space, rocket, moon

Oct. 12, 2007

Printing Living Cells

cells, biotechnology, bioengineering

Oct. 05, 2007

Biofuels Update

biofuel, ethanol, corn, energy, oil

Oct. 05, 2007

Online Office Applications

application, software, internet

Oct. 05, 2007

Numb3rs

crime, television, mystery

Oct. 05, 2007

The Body Farm

anthropology, crime, mystery

Sep. 28, 2007

Global Warming Fix

climate, engineering, gaia

Sep. 21, 2007

Airplane Air

airplane, air, breathe

Aug. 10, 2007

Wave Power

energy, renewables, ocean

Aug. 03, 2007

New FCC Rules Give Consumers More Choice

wireless, technology

Aug. 03, 2007

Hackers Test California Voting Machines

voting technology, computers, elections

Aug. 03, 2007

The Science Behind Strong Bridges

bridge, engineering

Aug. 03, 2007

New Frontiers In Wireless Energy Transfer

tesla, wireless, witricity

Aug. 03, 2007

Small And Unsafe? Concerns About Nanotechnology

nanotechnology, epa, environment

Jul. 27, 2007

Computer Program Yields Clues About Baby Talk

brain, learning, child development

Jul. 27, 2007

Protecting Privacy In A Web-searching World

search, internet, google, privacy

Jul. 20, 2007

Researchers Solve Checkers, Once And For All

games, checkers, math, computers

Jul. 13, 2007

25 Years Of Computer Viruses

virus, computers

Jul. 13, 2007

In An Age Of Gadgets, Life Gets Complicated

design, technology, simplicity, maeda

Jul. 13, 2007

Paper Or Plastic? Packaging Goes Green

packaging, products, recycling, paper, plastic

Jul. 06, 2007

Expedition Explores The Arctic Sea Floor

arctic, sea floor, whoi, expedition
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