Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.
A study by industry data and consulting firm IHS predicts that, by 2050, nearly all road vehicles will be of the self-driving variety.
John La Grou, founder and CEO at Millennia Music & Media Systems, forecast how recorded sound will evolve over the coming decades.
Instead of a downgrade to 5GB of storage, Apple has pushed users' renewal dates 38 years in the future.
Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.
The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.
Hate slow elevators? Try taking a ride on one that travels 22,000 miles above Earth.
Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.
The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.
An ambitious robot that builds a never-ending Lego tower could hypothetically reach space if it had enough blocks and time.