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Airbnb brings sharing economy under the microscope

The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.

By 12 July 2015


The magnificent hidden world of microscopic plankton (pictures)

The three-year-long global Tara expedition has created the world's most complete catalogue of planktonic organisms, including thousands of new species.

10 Images By 26 May 2015


The microscopic parasite helping to solve astronaut bone density loss

A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.

By 13 January 2015


Discussing Oculus VR's newest internal prototype on Tomorrow Daily

We're right around the corner from a consumer version of Oculus Rift, and the improvements made in the newest version unveiled this past weekend? They're something to get excited about, at least in our opinion.

By 23 September 2014


Tomorrow Daily 055: A $1 microscope for cell phones, a new Oculus VR prototype, and more

On today's show, we wonder what we'd use a cell phone microscope for, discuss the ongoing (and highly entertaining) Twitter war between Zack Snyder and J.J. Abrams, and freak out over how cool the newest Oculus VR prototype looks.

By 23 September 2014


Sub-$1 3D-printed microscope turns phones into science tools

Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.

By 19 September 2014


See how a jellyfish stings in microscopic slo-mo

Forget Shark Week. The box jellyfish is way more dangerous, and its mechanism for injecting venom can only be witnessed with a microscope.

By 19 August 2014


Amazing shot of pollen-covered honeybee eye wins Nikon competition

The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition lets us see the world up close. This year's winner turned his lens on the eye of a honeybee.

By 18 October 2015


This fully functional microscope is built entirely out of Lego

Collecting votes now on Lego Ideas is a fully functional microscope -- constructed entirely out of Lego bricks.

By 22 July 2014


​Fool me once: EPA to enhance emissions testing post VW scandal

US Environmental Protection Agency will use random spot checks to expose technologies that may allow cars to skirt emissions standards.

By 26 September 2015