Offshore wind developments are rapidly expanding. But most wind turbines are not built to withstand a direct hit from the strongest hurricanes, according to a new study.
By Nsikan Akpan and Matt Ehrichs
Only two species of yeast --- ale yeast and lager yeast -- have been used for traditional beer brewing over the last 600 years. A lab in North Carolina may have found a third in the strangest place: On bees…
Stanford engineers develop a way to wirelessly transmit energy to a device while it's on the move.
By Nsikan Akpan
Last year, we broke the story of a robot being being developed to fight invasive lionfish. This spring, the prototype landed in the open ocean for the first time. Here’s how they took the idea from paper to practice.
By Andrew Bossone
Mack Bartsch owns five synthesizers, two of which she built herself. Her first album of electronic dance music comes out this June.
The Supreme Court ruling could deal a major blow to "patent trolls" and, in turn, help small businesses.
By Julia Griffin
Derrick Campana made the jump to animal prosthetics and orthotics 12 years ago -- when few, if anyone, created artificial limbs for dogs and other pets.
By Andrew Wagner
Abundant Robotics has built an automated apple picker, which could make agricultural labor shortages a thing of the past.
By Andrew Wagner
Thanks to advances in Bluetooth technology, smartphones have turned into the newest weapon in the fight against asthma.
Leigh Orf chases tornadoes across America’s central plains, but not from inside a pickup truck. He creates computer simulations of supercell thunderstorms -- and the twisters they spawn -- from the safety of his lab.
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