When University of Aberdeen researchers encountered an undecipherable molecule from the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench, IBM's fine-tuned atomic force microscope helped them complete the puzzle
Pretty well, once the technology to automatically respond to peak demand and store renewable energy matures
The process of removing land mines from a current or former war zone is a dangerous, time-intensive and expensive proposition thanks largely to antiquated technology and methods of detection and extraction.
During a recent test, a Navy laser using a tracking system from Raytheon shot down four unmanned aerial vehicles
A new artificial heart ventricular pump uses a power driver shrunken to 3 percent of its original weight, yet is able to generate enough energy to maintain optimum pumping capacity
Compassionate Coding: Students Compete in Microsoft Competition to Write Humanitarian Apps [Slide Show]
At Microsoft's Eighth Annual Imagine Cup finals this week, 400 students from the around the world presented software that, among other things, improves health care delivery, aids rescue workers and tackles traffic jams
The presence of strong gusts and flat, wide-open spaces would appear tailor-made for the production of electricity from wind energy, yet the reality of harvesting renewable energy is never that straightforward.
In Colombia the indigenous Wayuu greet wind energy produced on their desert land with suspicion
Your Web-enabled mechanical stunt double is ready
Sixty teams from around the world are in Hawaii competing in the ninth-annual underwater International ROV Competition
In the making of Avatar, data-caching helped artists create highly detailed visual effects while saving time and storage space