Inexpensive 3-D printers aimed at consumers are toys, not the factories of the future.
Scientists are testing whether brain signals can control sophisticated prosthetic arms.
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GE has demonstrated technology aimed at addressing one of the biggest challenges with fracking: water pollution.
A wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts.
A simple, cheap way to measure eyesight may face resistance.
There’s a bitter fight over the patents for CRISPR, a breakthrough new form of DNA editing.
A new transport method involving ice crystals could make it practical to get natural gas from remote areas, with no worries about explosions.
Officially, the United States plans to send astronauts to the Red Planet in the 2030s. It’s not looking likely. But at NASA, engineers like Bret Drake keep plugging away.