Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.
Road Trip 2011: For CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman, taking trains all over Europe using a Eurail pass is both a reminder of great past travels and of the freedom and flexibility that the passes give those who carry them.
A technique to pump tiny amounts of marker fluids onto a test sample could enable many more tests during a biopsy and therefore a better understanding of a person's cancer.
Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.
Dual-factor authentication can work by combining smartphones and PCs, but that approach needs to be updated for the mobile era. An new IBM technique combines near-field communications and smartphones.
Formerly a paid offering, the Android alarm clock is now listed as free at the Google Play store.
Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.
Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.
After 26 years of analysis, German researchers conclude that "with great likelihood" they've been dealing with the skeleton of Charles the Great.