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New technology could help contain spread of Ebola

A high-tech diagnostic method could speed identification of the virus, a key factor in combating epidemics.

By September 25, 2015


'Ultra-thin invisibility skin cloak' could one day be worn like a garment

Scientists have created a thin cloak that can render anything it covers undetectable, and that proves yet again that we're living in the science fiction future.

By September 17, 2015


New map tracks the boiling hot rock feeding Earth's volcanoes

Plumes of scalding rock in the Earth's mantle are found to come from two gigantic blobs of hot rock deep inside our planet, thanks to an innovative simulation technique.

By September 11, 2015


Lasers turn asteroids into space rockets

Experiments have demonstrated that it's possible to de-spin and redirect asteroids with high-powered lasers.

By September 10, 2015


US may hit China with sanctions over alleged cybertheft

Suspecting Chinese hackers as the culprits behind a series of data breaches in the US, the White House is weighing sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals, the Washington Post has reported.

By August 31, 2015


Top chips exec Weili Dai sees 'hopeful' future for women in tech (Q&A)

Dai, co-founder of chipmaker Marvell and one of the US' wealthiest women, says that with a better ecosystem of support and encouragement, women will be able to contribute their natural talents to tech.

By August 29, 2015


Spider glides from the sky, can choose where it lands

A spider discovered in the forests of Panama and Peru can control the direction of its glide as it falls from the treetops.

By August 20, 2015


Being colorblind is tougher than you think. This tech colors my world

With the help of these special glasses, I can finally see more of what others see every day and feel a little less excluded.

By August 6, 2015


Festival in Japan features gigantic robot attendees can 'pilot' (Tomorrow Daily 212)

Super Guzzilla is a 33,000-pound robot, so we had to look into claims its manufacturer was allowing festivalgoers the opportunity to pilot it. Fortunately, it looks like nobody will be causing chaos with the big metal machine, as the "pilot" software happens entirely in VR.

By July 21, 2015


Return of 'Bloom County' comic strip gives new voice to Opus and Bill

Look out, Donald Trump! Bill the Cat, Opus the Penguin and the rest of the "Bloom County" crew have returned with plenty of political plunk, ready to entertain a new generation of fans.

By July 19, 2015