By mapping the way patents cite each other, network scientists have been able to study how different technologies rely on each other and how new technologies emerge
Airships can patrol the upper atmosphere, monitoring the ground or peering at the stars for a fraction of a cost of satellites, according to a new report. All that’s needed is a prize to kick-start innovation.
Infrared emissions above the epicenter increased dramatically in the days before the devastating earthquake in Japan, say scientists.
WebTV’s creator thinks his forthcoming wireless technology will give us faster, better mobile Internet access.
Once thought too polluting, the two-stroke engine makes a comeback in advance of stricter fuel efficiency standards.
A new nerve interface gives a sense of touch to a prosthetic limb.
At Mobile World Congress, Nokia marries an Android OS with Microsoft services; while Yotaphone adds full-touch E-Ink displays to dual-screen phone.
Google’s Android boss says a wearable SDK is coming. Here’s hoping it will be more popular than Glass.
Compiling a giant database of all the facts in the world could help Google’s future products understand you better.