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Fri, Dec 19, 2014 11:06 AM
Other scientific advancements this year included a better understanding of birds' evolution and 'neuromorphic' computer chips.
This ultra-strong, ultra-thin supermaterial could yield a technological revolution.
First 'intelligent' bicycle in The Netherlands aims at reducing cycling accidents in the bike-happy nation.
The rails have caused horrific injuries — and it may be related to a 2005 design change.
A simple new game featuring picky polygons illustrates how even a slight bias can create racially segregated neighborhoods. Go ahead, just try to make these squares and triangles happy.
Cryptoy teaches users how to create various ciphers, rate the strength of each one, and share creations with friends.
From glacial ice caves to erupting volcanoes, aerial drones are providing fresh views of our world.
It's time for a complete rethink of the car interior of self-driving cars. Here are some ideas.
The laser has a variety of attack modes, ranging from an intense nonlethal glare to the ability to destroy a target with 'near-instantaneous lethality.'
The man who rubbed elbows with the likes of famous artists and astronomers found his purpose in a series of puzzles and books that piqued the curiosity of a nation.
That's no typo. The Detroit Fire Department has to rely on an antiquated, jury-rigged alert system that involves a fax machine and soda can full of coins.
Car2Go is now the world's largest service, with a million members and a new outpost in Brooklyn.
Not only are the winning kids wizards in the lab, but they have a range of other interests, including volunteer work, playing sports and performing music.
Researchers have developed solar concentrators that can be placed on windows or cellphone screens.
While quantum information has been across many miles before this experiment, this was the first time information was transported using an optical fiber, and then recorded and stored at the other end.
Scientists used the lasers in place of asteroids to see if the Late Heavy Bombardment could have triggered the chemical chain reaction to create life.
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.