Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.
Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.
Users of the Netatmo Weather Station will now be able to trigger anything on IFTTT using noise, temperature, humidity, or air quality levels.
The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.
Using gallium, a metal with a very low melting point, researchers have developed a self-powered, shape-shifting liquid metal motor.
During a talk at the South by Southwest festival, the former US vice president likens the cause to the campaign for Net neutrality.
Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."
The satellite space above Earth might look crowded in this NASA animation, but traffic's actually a whole lot crazier up there.
The Archiblox Carbon Positive House is a modular prefabricated home designed to give back to the environment -- by producing more energy than it uses.
The inventive individual behind Keurig's wildly successful K-Cup wishes he never had a hand in bringing coffee pods to the world.