Faced with reduced funding and an uncertain outlook, NASA's $18.7 billion fiscal 2012 budget prioritizes the Obama administration's major goals and o... read more »
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(Credit: Screenshot by Don Reisinger/CNET) Best Buy is offering a deal to people who don't hold onto gadgets for long. Through Saturday, customers... read more »
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(Credit: University of Warwick) It seems you can do almost anything with robots and Kinect--perhaps even save lives. Students at the U.K.'s Unive... read more »
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The six-member, all-veteran crew of the shuttle Discovery flew to Florida today to await their blastoff Monday on a space station resupply mission th... read more »
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University of Michigan computer scientists and engineers are at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco today presenting p... read more »
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Bill Gates gives keynote address at the 64th World Health Assembly in Geneva. (Credit: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) The Bill and Melinda G... read more »
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Intel Labs will invest $100 million in U.S. university research over the next five years, the chipmaker announced today. Intel will open Intel Sc... read more »
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The X-47B comes in for a landing on March 4 at Edwards Air Force Base in California. (Credit: Northrop Grumman) Almost from the very beginning sev... read more »
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The glove in the SudoGlove system contains flex, force, and vibration sensors, plus a 2D gyroscope on the wrist. (Credit: Jeremy Blum) Here's one ... read more »
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Telepresence robots are way cool, but way expensive. We've seen several platforms for these machines that let you remotely guide a robot around a d... read more »
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China will soon overtake Japan as the world's second heaviest spender on research and development, according to a report from the Battelle Memorial I... read more »
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Twelve years after launch and seven years after it collected dust from comet Wild 2, NASA's Stardust probe streaked past comet Tempel 1 late Monday, ... read more »
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Henrik Scharfe checks out his robot clone Geminoid DK, the perfect stand-in for professors who want to skip class. (Credit: Geminoid.dk) Here's a... read more »
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The clean-energy geeks (definitely a term of endearment) at Stanford University have come up with a way to turn every river in the world into a power... read more »
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The human brain is truly awesome. A typical, healthy one houses some 200 billion nerve cells, which are connected to one another via hundreds of tril... read more »
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Projects designed to help communities improve access to clean water, cook with clean-burning fuel, fortify salt to maintain nutrients, and use mobil... read more »
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Lingodroids agreed on randomly created words to represent location, distance, and direction with surprising accuracy. (Credit: Screen capture by E... read more »
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Imagine if you could pray to your computer to stop the beach ball of doom from spinning, the blue screen of death from staring you in the face. Pe... read more »
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Reading about Lenovo's eye-popping gaze-controlled laptop being shown at the CeBit tech fair this week, we were excited to see a demo of Guger Tech... read more »
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Researchers are ready to advance their tests of a novel brain-computer interface (BCI) from animals to human subjects, and the Defense Advanced Resea... read more »
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