Almost 50 years ago, TV viewers were introduced to a nifty little sci-fi gadget on Star Trek that could read a patient's vital signs and diagnose diseases with a mere swipe above the surface of the body.
By Rick Valencia Rick Valencia (@bootstrapped) is the founder and General Manager of Qualcomm's newly launched wireless health business, Qualcomm Life. With Samsung & Apple both making big announcements
When I first poked my head inside Virgin Galactic's newest spaceship, I felt a little like I was getting a front-row seat to space history. The company, led by billionaire Richard Branson, allowed CNN
The nation can now produce more than 24 GW of energy from the sun. Workers stack finished solar energy panels at the Solarworld plant on August 14, 2013 in Freiberg, Germany. Credit: Getty Images. Continuing
This vertical structure will allow scientists to better study the ocean. Scientists know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than they do about our own seafloor. Which helps explain the grand of
Ten years ago today, SpaceShipOne and pilot Mike Melvill blasted just past the Earth's atmosphere into space, marking the beginning of commercial spaceflight. The Paul Allen-funded project successfully
NASA physicist Harold White and artist Mark Rademaker recently released spectacular images of the “IXS Enterprise,” a design for a hypothetical faster-than-light starship based on work being done in Dr.
Fujitsu built a factory completely sealed off from the world, which turns out to be a world-class greenhouse. About 60 miles from the site of the deadly 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima prefecture, a
The U.S. space shuttle program retired in 2011, leaving American astronauts to hitchhike into orbit. But after three long years, NASA's successor is almost ready to make an entrance. Orion, the agency's