This folding paper microscope costs less than a dollar, but could revolutionize science
The Foldscope is a project out of Stanford University.
Can this education program keep humans employed in the age of robots?
Sebastian Thrun says he is "100 percent on the side of humans."
This flying lawn chair is the best backyard project ever
An impressive demonstration of a completely silly aircraft.
Meet ‘Brett,’ the robot that learns the way your toddler does—only faster
Researchers built Brett’s software on a neural network that operated like a human brain.
College graduate tries to sell her useless diploma on eBay
Stephanie Ritter is innovative, lighthearted, and in debt.
Sci-fi author’s robotic clone plans to keep humans in a ‘people zoo’
When PBS reporters asked this artificially intelligent machine about the future, its answer shocked them.
Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst is seeking Russian citizenship
It's just one of those days where you don't want to wake up without a Russian passport.
Researchers are about to build the world’s most powerful digital camera
Formally approved for construction, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will include the most powerful digital camera in the world.
An IBM supercomputer will take on China’s air pollution crisis
The research project is called Green Horizon.
Death-defying vlogger shows us what it’s like to surf a train
It's only the latest in Pasha Bumchik's series of stunt and prank videos.
Meet Boeing’s laser weapon designed to make drones go boom
Its beam literally travels at the speed of light. No drone is safe.
We’re one step closer to mind-controlled robotic body parts
Artificial nerves are the future of robotic prosthetics.
The Navy’s new drone is practically a Transformer
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … an amphibious drone?!
Could tiny bee backpacks help us understand colony collapse disorder?
This research is being carried out by scientists at Australia's CSIRO science agency in partnership with Intel and Hitachi.
This new rechargeable battery will last an entire lifetime
It's all about solid electrolytes, not the ubiquitous liquid electrolytes in current rechargeable batteries.
Are robots to blame for the stock market dive?
We entrust a shocking amount of our economic life to thoughtless software.