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How to turn your old tablet into a universal smart home remote

Dust off your old tablet and turn it into a one-stop control center for all your smart home devices.

By November 25, 2015


Move over, Saturn, Mars might get its very own rings

Sure, Saturn has the most bling thanks to its rings. But an upcoming cosmic event could soon bring it some competition from the Red Planet.

By November 24, 2015


Six Million Dollar Plant: Scientists grow cyborg roses

A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.

By November 22, 2015


Apple offers you the universe if you'll only buy iPad Pro

Technically Incorrect: It's about bigness and about the stylus -- I mean, the pencil -- in Apple's new "great big universe."

By November 10, 2015


Finally, the jetpack we've been waiting for since we were kids (Tomorrow Daily 274 show notes)

Jetpack Aviation's JB-9 looks exactly the way we used to imagine futuristic jetpacks would look: small enough to store in a car, light enough to wear without supports, and agile enough to glide through the skies. We'll take two. For science. Obviously.

By November 11, 2015


Ex-Twitter engineer lashes out at company over its diversity

Leslie Miley, an African-American engineer who held a leadership role, questions the social network's commitment to diversity.

By November 4, 2015


Genetically engineered micropigs to be sold as pets

A genomics institute in China plans to bring a brand new kind of pet into the world -- customizable mini-pigs.

By September 29, 2015


Universe-shaking black-hole collision coming sooner than expected?

Two distant black holes will smash into each other, releasing more energy than 100 quintillion Earths full of TNT, and new research has just moved up the timeline for the explosion.

By September 18, 2015


#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Promoting diversity by challenging preconceptions

The ad campaign, which has kicked off in the San Francisco Bay Area, aims to dispel the tech-professional stereotype.

By September 26, 2015


NASA tests the 'Ferrari of rocket engines' for mission to Mars

The RS-25 engine for NASA's new Space Launch System rocket makes current jet engines look like "a wind-up toy."

By August 13, 2015