Grok Project: Living the history of human advancement
January 7, 2010, 12:14 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Ian Schleifer is on a mission to fully experience the history of science and technology and is starting his quest in the Paleolithic era.
MIT team wins $40,000 from Pentagon for finding balloons
December 8, 2009, 7:41 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers beat 4,300 teams to locate the coordinates of 10 red balloons scattered around the country — all part of a social networking experiment.
GPS-fitted marine animals create first-ever atlas of the Patagonian Sea
November 17, 2009, 4:33 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
An unprecedented 300-page atlas of the Patagonian Sea has been 'written' by the marine animals that live there -- with the help of fitted GPS collars.
DIY cell phone microscope could be life-saving tool
November 12, 2009, 12:52 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
DIY microscope made with $10 of off-the-shelf parts could be a valuable medical tool in developing countries.
Deep sea probe to record never-heard-before whale song
November 10, 2009, 8:46 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Acoustic-equipped undersea glider cruises at depths of 1,000 meters to capture the mysterious music of whales.