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Wed, Aug 20, 2014 9:35 AM
Free remote courses are helping universities recruit gifted students from underserved communities around the globe.
The new chip is not only more efficient than current computer chips, but it also produces far less heat.
The origami robot's ability to fold and unfold itself represents a step forward when it comes to designing and manufacturing robots in the future.
A new project aims to find people who have genetic diseases but may not even realize it. Somehow, they overcame the disease, so what can we learn from these outliers?
Researchers claim that using enzymes to convert biomass to hydrogen could yield significantly more energy than current biomass-to-ethanol efforts.
Good vibes — and a faithful recreation of the acid-test bus — were part of the fun at jam band festivals. But for the planet's sake, modern hippies might want to forget about old VWs and buy an electric instead.
And by scary, we mean awesome. Besides, you can check out these terrifying coasters from the safety of your computer screen.
The Japanese luxury automaker first announced — then withdrew — the LE electric, but now there are hints that it's back on the schedule. Will it be the second EV to charge wirelessly?
Heart disease has long been thought related to the more modern and sedentary lifestyle, but now scientists are finding it throughout antiquity.
Scientists used tree rings to determine the age and source of the vessel, but they still do not know how it ended up buried in the Lower Manhattan coastline.
Breakthrough technology could make long-distance space travel feasible, clean our air here on Earth, and even combat global warming.
As more content is generated by software programs, it's changing the way books and articles are written and raising questions about what it means to be an author.
Public charging is spreading rapidly, and BMW is the latest automaker to make it free for some users. It's also offering an ultra-cheap, compact fast charger.
What role do the Higgs bosons play in scattering and sticking to atoms?
The relentless headlines have finally taken a toll on resale values for GM cars, but look before you leap.
And it's all caught on camera! Watch as the driver of a car gets pulled over for tailgating a bicyclist by a police officer intent on protecting cyclists' rights.
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.