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Thu, Aug 28, 2014 3:31 PM
Could this be the dawn of the robot apocalypse? Researchers are using cloud technology to build a huge online brain for all robots.
No longer just for soccer moms, surfers and state park-touring geriatrics, these enduring staples of the open road are being embraced by a new wanderlust-stricken generation.
All it took was photons, laser beams and some crystals.
Scientists can now pinpoint specific memories in the brain and alter the emotional association attached to them.
Spooky quantum cameras can capture images from photons that never encountered the objects pictured.
A gadget prevents the person in front of you from reclining; appropriate or jerk move?
The FDA has been advising the teams as they develop health gadgets — just in case they decide to apply for FDA approval to sell the devices.
A study suggests some toxic substances may irritate skin and organs.
The ultra-efficient XL1 is on the market but only in Europe (for $146,000). But a 4-seat XL2 could come here, at a much lower price. Should Elio be worried?
t's the 50th anniversary of the Mustang, and it's surprisingly hard to sort out the claims and counter-claims. A bunch of folks say they deserve first-car bragging rights.
Lightweight, inexpensive battery packs are making electric propulsion practical, for everything from yachts and launches to pontoon boats. (Planes, too, but that's another story.)
The oft-mocked 'personal transporters' have been legal in the country for less than 2 months and, already, a man has been arrested for Segwaying while hammered.
Free remote courses are helping universities recruit gifted students from underserved communities around the globe.
Rubber bullets, tear gas and sound cannons may be nonlethal but they can still cause physical harm.
Lechal's smart footbeds promise to directly interact with Google Maps via your smartphone, buzzing on the left or right depending on which way you should go.
Google designs its own bite-proof super material to stave off shark-induced Internet pandemonium.
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.