Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.
The search giant's "Physical Web" project aims to tie together Internet-connected devices using URLs instead of mobile apps.
A transparent mouse might sound like something in the next Neil Gaiman novel. But they're very real, very creepy and could be very important to science.
The co-founder's high-profile exit from the maker of Firefox wasn't just about his gay marriage stance. Insiders describe a revered technologist with management issues -- and a reluctant board.
BehindTheOverlay provides a consistent button and keyboard shortcut to close those annoying website overlays.
A fascinating map lets you pick a city and then shows you how traffic conditions affect your drive time at various times of day on different days of the week.
Rice university students create the “clot slayer,” an elegantly simple device that could help doctors go fishing for potentially life-threatening blood clots.
Some of the world's toughest rock climbers live on Hawaii's Big Island, where they scale sheer rock the equivalent of a 26-mile vertical marathon.
The most recent episode of The Simpsons features a bunch of Studio Ghibli references packed into a sequence shorter than a minute and a half.
Combine plastic, a Makerbot Replicator 2x, and lots of dating drama and you get Sebastian Errazuriz's unique "12 shoes for 12 lovers" project.