The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.
Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.
The app now includes directions for public transportation, including buses, trains, subways and ferries.
We're having a "hurricane drought," with nearly a decade passing without a category three or higher storm making landfall. Will our luck hold?
Behold the power of poop! Penguins can melt an entire sheet of ice with the stinky stuff, researchers discover. Don't worry, it's for a good cause.
Watch: Miles below the surface, a remote-controlled sub is sending live video of its mission, complete with jellyfish cameos.
What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.
That's right, opossums. Tests show that their superpower to resist snake venom could be harnessed to save thousands of lives.
A crowdfunded e-bike opportunity is aimed at netting backers an extremely affordable alternative mode of transportation, though some are questioning whether the project can deliver at such a low price.
The on-demand car service last year said it will cap fares during natural disasters. With a huge snowstorm hitting the East Coast, Uber has the chance to put its money where its mouth is.