Support for both Obama and Romney goes up and down, but a new survey finds that neither one is inspiring much hope for making our lives or our society better.
It’s always a risky proposition to put electronics in the human body. But a new kind of chip simply vanishes when its life is over. These so-called "transient electronics" could spell amazing advances in body computing--and even potentially solve our e-waste problem.
The Canopea project--winners of Europe’s Solar Decathlon--takes the best from both high-tech and natural solutions to create a city of stackable "nanotowers."
100Plus uses open data to give San Francisco residents a plethora of ideas for how to use the city to lead a healthier lifestyle--and a chance to beat your friends at being the healthiest.
Hestia is a new project that lets you see the whole picture of emissions, from that SUV idling at a red light to the power plant down the block.
After failing to take India by storm, the Tata Nano may now make an appearance stateside. It won’t be quite the same stripped-down vehicle (airbags will be included) but it will still be the cheapest car you can buy. Who wants a tiny, sub-$10,00 car?
Reducing learning to just preparation for standardized tests isn’t a uniquely American problem. In the Arab world, one organization is fighting to bring a little more creativity and problem-solving into education.