A group of tech companies argues that combining abstract ideas with "on a computer" does not deserve a patent and stymies innovation.
A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.
The super-smart New Caledonian crow tends to tip its head to one particular side when it is wielding tools. Researchers have figured out why.
A team at the University of Bristol has used ultrasound to create three-dimensional shapes in mid-air that can be touched and seen.
Implanting mice with human astrocytes makes them demonstrably more intelligent than their non-human-hybrid peers.
A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.
A Cheapskate exclusive and an awesome gift, the InkFusion comes in a huge assortment of themes and designs -- everything from sports to sci-fi.
In a series of new ads, the very smart company suggests that only the supposedly progressive will truly love its wares.
Kickstarter projects that received not even a single dollar of love have been collected into an archive of futility that is equal parts sad and amusing.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.