Katherine Gray

Katherine Gray

Katherine Gray is a freelance writer, photographer and desktop publisher based in western Maryland.

The Makers of This Solar-Powered Technology Want to Eliminate a Global Sanitation Issue
Science

The Makers of This Solar-Powered Technology Want to Eliminate a Global Sanitation Issue

A high-tech toilet is an innovative solution to an age-old problem. And it's nothing to pooh-pooh.
This Crazy Technology Brings 'Dr. Octopus' to Real Life (Sort Of)
Business Unusual

This Crazy Technology Brings 'Dr. Octopus' to Real Life (Sort Of)

These robotic, claw-tipped arms were actually designed for a reason that might surprise you.
A 'Smart' Pair of Shoes With a Noble Purpose
Wearable Tech

A 'Smart' Pair of Shoes With a Noble Purpose

The makers of the Lechal interactive haptic footwear hope the product will serve some social good.
This New App Can Give Your Eyes a Workout and Improve Your Vision
Apps

This New App Can Give Your Eyes a Workout and Improve Your Vision

Staring at screens can hurt your vision, but the UltimEyes app aims to do the exact opposite.
Next Up in Health Tech: DNA Hacking
Health

Next Up in Health Tech: DNA Hacking

This startup is developing products that allow people to monitor damage to their DNA, and is crowdsourcing the huge amounts of data required to make those results meaningful.
The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees
Technology

The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees

One might wonder how a scientist would go about attaching anything to a tiny, buzzing insect. The answer might surprise you.
Want a New Smartwatch? Hold On. Why Not a Smart Ring Instead?
Technology

Want a New Smartwatch? Hold On. Why Not a Smart Ring Instead?

This new device packs a big tech punch in a tiny, stylish design.
This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World
Technology

This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World

In places where access to electricity and other infrastructure is far from guaranteed, this system aims to sterilize the grimy bits.
Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra
Technology

Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra

The tech giant tried to do something similar for men but it just didn't work out.
Thanks to This Gadget, Your Message Alerts Can Smell Like Coffee
Technology

Thanks to This Gadget, Your Message Alerts Can Smell Like Coffee

The Scentee device releases a puff of scent like apples or jasmine whenever you get an email or someone comments on your Facebook page.
Is It a Wheelchair or a Tank? It's Both, Actually.
Technology

Is It a Wheelchair or a Tank? It's Both, Actually.

This 'barrier-free sport-vehicle' is like the sport utility of wheelchairs.
A Fashionable, Inflatable Bike Helmet Collar? Yes, You Read That Right.
Technology

A Fashionable, Inflatable Bike Helmet Collar? Yes, You Read That Right.

This Swedish startup has created a bike helmet that you wear around your neck.
Say What!? Google Might Be Working on a Lie-Detecting Microphone Throat Tattoo
Technology

Say What!? Google Might Be Working on a Lie-Detecting Microphone Throat Tattoo

Yes, the tech geniuses at Google are at it again.
A 3-D Printed Electric Car That Can Drive Across the U.S. on 10 Gallons of Gas
Technology

A 3-D Printed Electric Car That Can Drive Across the U.S. on 10 Gallons of Gas

More than 50 percent of the Urbee 2 vehicle has been 3-D printed and it can travel at speeds up to 70 mph.
Check This Out: Edible Sensors Tell You When Your Food Has Gone Bad
Technology

Check This Out: Edible Sensors Tell You When Your Food Has Gone Bad

Tiny, biodegradable sensors could have big potential for all sorts of medical- and food-related industries.