The heat wave that follows bomb blasts exceeds 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit and can cook exposed skin. New face paint that actually deflects heat could offer protection for up to a minute.
DARPA's soft-bodied walkers, developed by engineers at Harvard University, can stand out or blend in with their environment, and may take on military tasks.
For the first time, researchers have used a video camera mounted on a hexacopter to monitor the behaviour of killer whales in the wild.
It feels like everywhere we go, we're waiting in some kind of line. With this exoskeleton, though, you can make a seat for yourself anywhere. Can't bypass the lines at your favorite theme park? With this bit of kit, you won't stress about waiting without a place to sit.
My temporary wallet looks like spare printout paper from the 80s, and I like it that way.
One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.
PC makers tease DVD fans with vestigial optical drives.
The launch of a new GPS-powered Parrot AR.Drone quadcopter comes good on your biggest spook fantasy: flying autonomously.
The car company on Monday talks up its bet for electric cars, which it plans to launch in California next year.
The action kicked into high gear at CES today, with lots of companies taking the stage for formal press conferences and keynotes. We sort through the chaos so you don't have to.