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Wed, Oct 01, 2014 10:50 AM
Corvettes and Vipers aren't getting stopped by police. It's the much more mild-mannered cars that attract attention.
There are 1,000 of these hybrid muscle/battery power vehicles on the road, mostly in Europe. Only a few are in the U.S., but does 3 cents a mile sound good?
No, it's not Ken Jennings! It's IBM's artificially intelligent computer system Watson!
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.
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.