A new approach to high-speed photography could help capture the clearest-ever footage of light pulses, explosions or neurons firing in the brain.
By Jeremy Hsu, Scientific American
Google, LG and others are experimenting with gadgets that come with swappable cameras and sensors and could hit the market next year.
At age nine, Arsh Shah Dilbagi asked his parents for a puppy; they gave him a Lego kit instead. Undeterred, Arsh used it to construct a dog. Now 17, the tech prodigy is still building his dreams from scratch. His…
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The Senate has blocked efforts to expand the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists by allowing the FBI to obtain a person's digital fingerprints without first securing a judge's permission.
By PBS NewsHour
Teenagers today have never known a world without smartphones and social media, and most of them can’t even conceive of a time where people sat around the dinner table without checking their Instagram pages. We asked a handful of eighth-graders…
By Michael D. Regan
Only a quarter of America’s public schools are using a form of computer science in their classrooms, but that number is growing as schools create new coding programs.
By Associated Press
A so-called "smart gun" is a firearm that uses a ring with a chip in it to send a signal to a circuit board embedded in the firearm so that only an authorized user can fire the gun.
By PBS NewsHour
In the 30 years since Steve Case co-founded AOL, the global tech landscape has seen immense growth and change. What new developments wait in the near future, and what does the rapidly expanding online world mean for human life? Case…
By Vikram Mansharamani
The Panama Papers raise an age-old debate on how to balance privacy and transparency. Is Bitcoin technology, known as "blockchain," the answer?…
Five years ago, Ian Burkhart broke his neck at the beach, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. Now he has regained some movement in his hands and fingers thanks to technology that communicates his thoughts directly to his muscles.
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