LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.
As more people die from the virus, robotics experts are looking for ways to enlist robots in the fight to contain Ebola in the coming months and years.
The Drinkable Book is a guide to safe drinking water -- and the pages can be torn out and used as water filters.
Scientists have developed a method that allows them to propagate human embryonic stem cells without harming the embryo.
Is another nuclear emergency in the offing? Japanese officials express concern about the plant operator's ability to control the situation after a new leak is discovered.
The U.S. 7th Fleet announces temporary repositioning of its ships and aircraft away from the Fukushima Daichi plant in Japan after 17 Navy helicopter crew members are exposed to low levels of contamination.
A Carnegie Mellon test shows that modular crawling robots can get deep into pipes at a nuclear facility, something that could help with inspections.
Working with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Big Blue has come up with a "hydrogel" that can beat back the bacteria that cause many deadly infections.
The use of tablet devices as cooking helpers is obviously on the rise. For good reason, too; the amount of information available is robust, helpful, and easily accessed. Usually.
A former telecommunications policy maker at the international organization, which is holding talks in Dubai to expand regulation of the Internet, warns that the group's conference is "absolutely absurd."