Innovation

This Handheld Scanner Identifies Pills, Determines Calories and More
CES 2015

This Handheld Scanner Identifies Pills, Determines Calories and More

After making its debut on Kickstarter, the SCiO pocket-sized molecular scanner showed off some cool new features at CES.
Emily Price
23andMe's Database of Genetic Information Is Going to Make It Lots of Money
Genetics

23andMe's Database of Genetic Information Is Going to Make It Lots of Money

The company just announced a lucrative deal with the biotech firm Genetech, and says many similar deals are in the works.
Laura Entis
CocoJet: 3-D Printing and Hershey's Chocolate, Together at Last
Chocolate

CocoJet: 3-D Printing and Hershey's Chocolate, Together at Last

Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three. 3D Systems' new Hershey's chocolate printer is really sweet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
An Insider's Look Into CES 2015
CES 2015

An Insider's Look Into CES 2015

Couldn't make it to Vegas? No worries. Here's a peek at the action.
Jason Fell
Don't Have a 3-D Printer Yet? This Startup Wants to Change That.
CES 2015

Don't Have a 3-D Printer Yet? This Startup Wants to Change That.

AIO Robotics has developed a compact, all-in-one 3-D printer/copier/scanner/fax machine. Yes, all that in one small package.
Jason Fell
How Seniors Are the Future
Innovators

How Seniors Are the Future

Look to demographics when determining potential business opportunities.
Linda Lacina
This Self-Driving Car of the Future Doubles as a Living Room
Self-Driving Cars

This Self-Driving Car of the Future Doubles as a Living Room

'The car is growing beyond its role as a mere means of transport and will ultimately become a mobile living space,' says Daimler's CEO.
From Rural Villages to Backpacking in Yosemite, This Startup Wants to Be Your Power Source
CES 2015

From Rural Villages to Backpacking in Yosemite, This Startup Wants to Be Your Power Source

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based BioLite aims to solve big issues with a line-up of small devices.
Jason Fell
4 Strategies for Making Your Product 'Smarter'
Innovation

4 Strategies for Making Your Product 'Smarter'

A fertile frontier for invention is upgrading familiar products to make them more responsive and useful.
Kumar Srivastava
Vertical Gardens Exist. You're Welcome.
Gardening

Vertical Gardens Exist. You're Welcome.

Living walls are sprucing up retail spaces.
Meet Dash and Dot, Robot Toys That Teach Kids How to Code
Robots

Meet Dash and Dot, Robot Toys That Teach Kids How to Code

A crowdfunding success story, Wonder Workshop makes robots that teach coding lessons through music, mazes, paths and puzzles.
Nina Zipkin
How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World
Science

How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel, lighter than paper and razor-thin. If you haven't heard of it yet, you will.
Jason Ankeny
To Hook Customers, Get Them Invested in Future Rewards
Innovation

To Hook Customers, Get Them Invested in Future Rewards

Keep a customer wanting more from your product.
2014's Most Overhyped Innovation
Innovation

2014's Most Overhyped Innovation

Our experts explain what's right -- and wrong -- about our 3-D Printing fascination.
Linda Lacina