A team of Colombian students is developing a bomb-deactivating robot that responds to human muscle movement. Using sensors and wireless technology, the students say their robot, called Prometheus, will bring a new level of precision to the delicate task of disarming explosives.
Startup Liquid Metal Battery is developing a low-cost battery by using an approach that involves a high-temperature system with liquid metals and molten salts. They say it will store wind or solar electricity for when there's no wind or sun.
NASA engineers talk about developing and testing a next-generation rover designed to support humans on other worlds.
Despite all the hype, some products simply fail to live up to their expectations – and there was no shortage of flops in recent months.
If the firm can put its ego aside, there may be a brighter future ahead not as a standalone brand, but as a component supplier to Apple.
The 'scramjet' is an engine that can go from New York to Tokyo in under 2 hours -- and development is well under way by the Air Force.
The new test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety better simulates more realistic, off-center frontal crashes. Luxury cars did not fare well...
Silicon Valley start-up Tactus Technology has created liquid buttons for touch screens that can morph into different shapes on command.
While most old mobile phones end up in landfills, increasingly they end up in the hands of eRecycling Corps. The company restores them to be sold again at a later date.
Even though the stock is down this year, Cisco is sitting on billions in cash. And some analysts think demand will pick up.
Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster says Apple should eventually give its entire $117 billion cash stockpile to shareholders and that the faster it does so, the faster it will achieve his $910 price target.
Manufacturing was one of the critical drivers of job growth in July. Roughly 163,000 jobs were created during that month.
Margaret Heffernan explores the all-too-human thought patterns -- like conflict avoidance and selective blindness -- that lead managers and organizations astray.
Microsoft's testing a new gesture control for computers that uses sound waves from laptop speakers.
The migration of Nissan jobs to the United States is discussed in great detail. Subjects include outsourcing and unions, among others.
The Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester works with NASA and the European Space Agency, supplying instrumentation and other hardware for space missions. The centre uses NX and Teamcenter from Siemens PLM Software to develop its products, uniting all phases of projects, from design through analysis and manufacturing.
How is it going to sell? That being said, it is a pretty innovative experiment out of Microsoft's research lab.
Matt Mills and Tamara Roukaerts demonstrate Aurasma, a new augmented reality tool that can seamlessly animate the world as seen through a smartphone.
The Department of Homeland Security says the U.S. has seen a 20-fold increase in cyberattacks. Bob Orr reports how every day, U.S. government and private computer systems are being probed by cyber thieves and state-sponsored hackers from China and Russia.