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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 Horseless eCarriage may look like a Brass Era car, but under the skin it's a modern battery electric. The car's future is caught up in a bitter battle (with celebrities!) over the welfare of the horses.
In a departure from the city's wealth of historic attractions, a new open-to-the-public exhibition offers an exciting, LEGO-y glimpse into the future of green building.
These female inventors got busy at the drawing board and transformed the way we live at home, at work and many places in between.
Performance SUVs held the stage — you'd think gas didn't cost more than $3 a gallon — but the EVs were there if you looked.
The more we hooked we get on gadgets, the more often obsolete technology ends up in landfills.
The new system was better at tracking and predicting influenza outbreaks than Google Flu Trends, but it still can't identify the actual motives someone looked up the flu in the first place.
Video: Belgian transportation company De Lijn commssioned these adorable animated ads in 2010, touting how important it is to travel in groups — or take public transportation.
It's not all planes, trains and automobiles. How about painted buses, cable cars, electric bikes and rickshaws?
On the occasion of the game's new mobile launch, we talked to the FarmVille animators about Saturday morning cartoons, heirloom chickens and Hollywood muses.
The leeches served as 'temporary drainage' as the body made its own new veins for the surgically repaired ear.
Dyson vacuum cleaners can suck crumbs and gunk off of floors like no other. But can they also help to remove plastic waste from highly polluted rivers?
Take a look at what the world's water supply would look like as a single drop - and find out what your family can do to protect it.
Video: A temporary tattoo-like device that could store medical information and release medicine directly into patients' skin has been developed at the University of Texas.
A team of researchers has created a 50-cent microscope that folds together from a single sheet of paper to help diagnose diseases in underdeveloped countries.
The recent lunar eclipse has everyone skygazing. If you have a newfound interest in the stars, these apps will help you spot, name and learn more about celestial bodies.
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.