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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By Jan. 14, 2014


Motion-powered bird backpacks take flight

Scientists develop lightweight, sensor-filled bird backpacks to track changes in migratory patterns.

By Jul. 29, 2013


Best back-to-school laptop backpacks

Now that school's around the corner, we run down eight of the best laptop-toting over-the-shoulder campus bags we've seen, from affordable to deluxe.

By Aug. 23, 2010


Best back-to-school laptop backpacks (photos)

We're not going to lie. The backpack is a tough look to pull off, especially if you're a both-straps-on type. The one place you can get away with it is in school, so we've collected the best laptop-friendly backpacks for a back-to-school roundup.

8 Images By Aug. 23, 2010


Solar-charging backpacks set for hike to market

G24 Innovations' flexible solar panels are heading to a Hong Kong company, which is preparing to build them into a variety of bags.

By Oct. 14, 2009


LED backpacks, for safety and insanity

Fashion craze could improve safety in visibility.

By Dec. 6, 2007


SideShow backpacks: Cheaters rejoice

Windows Vista screen woven into fabric

By Jan. 17, 2007


M-Rock's camera backpacks available in September

M-Rock has two new camera backpacks, the Zion 525 and McKinley 526, coming out in September 2008.

By Aug. 22, 2008


New on back-to-school lists: bulletproof backpacks

MJ Safety Solutions has developed what it says is the first full-size, lightweight ballistic protection backpack that's affordable and practical for kids.

By Aug. 28, 2007


Flies run on tiny treadmills, watch videos for science

Stanford scientists set flies up on a fly-sized treadmill, showed them videos, and discovered a common thread between the insects and humans.

By Jan. 27, 2014