A group of tech companies argues that combining abstract ideas with "on a computer" does not deserve a patent and stymies innovation.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter dispatches more than 1,500 new high-resolution close-ups of the Red Planet, though many of the images are really studies in blue.
Berkeley researchers have created flexible sensors that mimic a cat's whiskers from elastic fibers, nanotubes, and nanoparticles. Science: making robots cuter as well as more useful.
The dream of discovering life on Mars took a hit with the release of a study highlighting the Curiosity rover's methane-less adventures on the Red Planet.
Wacom, the specialists in gadgets for digital artists and designers, invents a system for drawing on phones, tablets, or computers.
After observing the behaviors of thousands of gamers, with a focus on MMORPGs, researchers conclude that loners are the outliers, not the norm.
Scientists pull a sample of moss out of an ancient deep-freeze and discover it was just waiting for a chance to grow again.