Stanford engineers create a fire extinguisher capsule for your overheating cellphone or laptop batteries.
Imagine you could edit a mouse’s genes to be resistant to Lyme Disease. The mouse would breed and evolution would take its course, leading to the extinction of the disease. That’s the vision for scientists developing CRISPR, technology that allows…
The next generation of nuclear power is coming, as concerns about climate change bring the industry out of hibernation. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on how new startups and young scientists are hoping to develop solutions for safely generating vast…
He’s our Leonardo, the Shakespeare of invention.
By Kristin Hugo
Researchers have found an entirely new, extreme type of quasicrystal with an icosahedral -- 20-sided -- symmetry.
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
A new primate-inspired robot has a feature that is leaps and bounds above the rest.
By PBS NewsHour
The Breakthrough Prizes honor scientific achievements with the largest cash prizes in the field. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with science correspondent Miles O’Brien for more on this year’s winners.
On Monday, Amazon forayed into the brick and mortar grocery industry with the launch of Amazon Go. But the high-tech market could drastically change shopping and eventually eliminate the need for millions of cashiers.
Incidents like the #Pizzagate shooting signify one step in a long, dark trail of real world consequences caused by fake news. Experts explain this history and why these stories are so hard to ignore.
By PBS NewsHour
In California's Salinas Valley, known as the "Salad Bowl of the World,” a push is underway to expand agriculture's adoption of technology. The mobile app HeavyConnect, for example, enables farm managers to track personnel and equipment efficiently. Special correspondent Cat…
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