Harvard scientists have created a type of "cyborg" tissue by embedding a three-dimensional network of functional, bio-compatible nanoscale wires into engineered human tissues.
Physicists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed an ultrathin, flat lens that focuses light without imparting the distortions of conventional lenses.
Scientists have come up with a way to make face paint that can resist the heat of bombs, a potentially life-saving discovery for the military and fire brigade.
Micro-thrust engines smaller than a postage stamp could move future small satellites in space, according to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Love lithium-ion batteries but hate waiting for them to charge? Your day is about to get a lot better!
Lin Wang of Carnegie Institution for Science has observed a new form of carbon which is harder than diamond.
NASA feels pretty good about itself at the moment. Just two weeks after successfully getting through the "7 minutes of terror" that was the Curiosity rover landing, they announced another successful landing.
Talk about a giant data set! Scientists at the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) have published the largest three-dimensional map of the universe ever created.
A team of scientists and engineers have invented a rubbery robot, inspired by oceanic favourites the squid and octopus, which can crawl, camouflage itself and hide from infrared cameras.
Sending human and animal divers to sweep for mines may be on its way out, thanks to MIT research into robotic divers.
Tired of carrying a spare battery for your smart phone? Relief may be on the way thanks to advances in transparent solar cell technology.
In a pilot study, Australian researchers have discovered that pre-schoolers who play interactive video games have better motor skills than their non-playing counterparts.
Apple have given us a clue to their future plans with a new patent that may revolutionise home entertainment.
This girl is the test bed for future space robot technologies.
…but it's still a ways off yet, so don't expect to see it at your local dealer this year.
Dutch researchers may have answered our prayers with new coatings that clean themselves.
It is no secret that Apple is one of key places where former AMD executives and engineers leave for. Over the course of past several years, we've seen quite a fair share of big names landing at the fruity company.
NASA's newest Mars rover faces a tricky landing, and scientists face an agonising wait…
Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest scientific minds of our time, has long relied on technology to communicate. Now he is trialling a device that may one day convert his thoughts directly into speech.
The news of a fifth moon discovered orbiting Pluto is exciting for astronomers, as there may be more to the dwarf's system than we previously thought.