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What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow
Space Travel

What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the culmination of a decade-long project to land a probe on a comet in deep space.
Carly Okyle
The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine
Next Big Thing

The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine

Ever wish you could heal yourself like a superhero? The government is making it happen. Sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Suck It Up and Wake Up Early
Sleep

Suck It Up and Wake Up Early

Schools are being encouraged to start later to let students sleep in. Whatever happened to the early bird?
Ray Hennessey
Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine
Innovation

Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine

John O'Keefe, Mary-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser discovered place and grid cells, which help us navigate space and build mental maps of our surroundings – a major breakthrough for Alzheimer's research.
Carly Okyle
The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success
Starting a Business

The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success

Here's how to use the scientific method to achieve success as an entrepreneur.
Jayson DeMers
This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers
Far Out Tech

This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers

With a spray of this futuristic wonder cleaner, who needs soap, water and elbow grease?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Meet Plantoid, the Robot That Grows Like the Roots of a Plant
Far Out Tech

Meet Plantoid, the Robot That Grows Like the Roots of a Plant

Robots do all kinds of amazing things, but this is the first one to actually grow.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Fade to 'Vantablack': Scientists Invent a Material So Black Your Eyes Can't See It
Far Out Tech

Fade to 'Vantablack': Scientists Invent a Material So Black Your Eyes Can't See It

And you thought plain black was the darkest color known to man. Blink again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Soon, You Could Own a Device That Scans Your Food for Gluten
Food

Soon, You Could Own a Device That Scans Your Food for Gluten

Two MIT alums want to create a technology and community that will keep people with gluten sensitivities and other food allergies safe.
Nina Zipkin
Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos
Wireless

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Nina Zipkin
A Tiny, Whip-Tailed Robot Can Administer Meds Anywhere In the Body
Far Out Tech

A Tiny, Whip-Tailed Robot Can Administer Meds Anywhere In the Body

Is this miniscule magnetic cyborg swimmer the future of medicine delivery, egg fertilization and scar-free surgery -- all in one?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?
Innovation

How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?

We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.
Lego to Release a 'Female Scientist' Mini-Figure Set
Lego

Lego to Release a 'Female Scientist' Mini-Figure Set

That's right: female Lego figurines will soon do more than shop and go to the beach.
Laura Entis
Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear
Technology

Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell