Experts warn that new technology makes it easier to covertly produce WMDs
Clusters of decentralized units could be used in search and rescue operations or drug delivery
A small patch of graphene on human skin seemed to block the mosquitoes’ ability to sense certain molecules that trigger a bite. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The nation wants to make its AI industry dominant by 2030
The soft wearable could prove useful for military applications, emergencies and medical rehabilitation
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Major technological shifts are fewer and farther between than they once were
Droplets filled with nanoparticles behave just like bar magnets
Engineer John Houbolt pushed for a smaller ship to land on the lunar surface while the command module stayed in orbit around the moon.
The pack produces a steady trickle of electricity from the swinging motion of your stuff. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A combination of two technologies could vastly improve food safety
Thin, flat metalenses could replace bulky glass for manipulating light
Droid friends and assistants are penetrating deeper into our lives
World-changing technologies that are poised to rattle the status quo
A monitoring device could measure overall power consumption and identify critical malfunctions
It could lead to drones that fly like bats
A system that transmits radio waves through fruit could help farmers monitor soil moisture