Many of the products we use today, especially ones made from plastic, rubber or other long-lasting materials, will outlive us for generations. Researchers like chemical engineer and 2020 MacArthur fellow Paul Dauenhauer are working on solutions that can offer us…
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Dorms are empty and classroom lights are off at the vast majority of America’s colleges and universities, but that hasn’t stopped many in academia from jumping in to help.
By Cat Wise
There's a dire need to repair aging infrastructure in the U.S., and an innovative building material could be a game changer. Embedded with steel fibers, ultra-high performance concrete is about five to 10 times stronger than standard concrete -- and…
By Cat Wise
Priceline founder Jay Walker talks about innovation, invention and intellectual property rights in his “Library of the History of Human Imagination.”…
By Sam Lane
By Andrew Small
Hari Sreenivasan spoke to The Verge deputy editor of Chris Ziegler, who had a chance to ride in the Model 3 at its opening exhibition, about his first impressions.
By Joshua Barajas
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have designed a new robot capable of mimicking winged insects and their myriad movements.
By Nsikan Akpan
Here are 3 reasons why your health care records will likely be hacked.
By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American
DARPA’s new “Improv” program wants hackers to weaponize common gadgets in order to anticipate the next big threats.
By Jennifer Kay, Associated Press
MIAMI — The spread of the Zika virus in Latin America is giving a boost to a British biotech firm's proposal to deploy a genetically modified mosquito to try to stop transmission of the disease.
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