Research & Innovations

Scientists closer to creating a 'Star Trek'-style replicator

Why we have a leap second today

This tiny chip could end animal testing

Bridge to be 3-D printed across Amsterdam canal (by a robot, naturally)

Stretchy 'origami batteries' could power smart clothing

End of a Quirky dream: Community design is dead

Soft robotic tentacles pick up ant without crushing it

Color-changing 'squid skin' designed in lab

Google launches Sidewalk Labs to develop technology for smart cities

Fireworks: The science behind the ba-boom ... ahhh

Shady science: How the brain remembers colors

Industrial robot slices and dices like a samurai