A friend growing up had a combination of prosthetic legs that replaced the limbs he’d been born without pretty admirably, using a combination of hydraulics and mechanical joints, but without any real and
Business News In the history of sudden wealth loss, Li Hejun may have set a new record. Li, who was China's richest man until this week, saw his fortune drop by as much as $15 billion in a half-hour as
A few weeks ago the folks from SwiftKey launched an experimental software hub called Greenhouse, where the company could introduce new, innovative applications that may or may not make it to the mainstream.
Mystery surrounds the fourth unmanned mission of the X-37B, which took off from Cape Canaveral on 20 May The US air force’s X-37B robotic space plane launched on 20 May from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station,
Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home Explosions are always messy, and this is especially true when combustion occurs on a cosmic scale. In space, small, dead stars called white dwarfs occasionally blow
While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules
2015 isn’t even half way through yet and already we’ve had one hell of a year. For flagship buyers, this year has seen Samsung up its game in a big way with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, with the
A dungeon dive into Diablo’s in-game crime spree At what point do video game items stop being trinkets and start counting as property? With the launch of Diablo III, a wildly popular online role-playing
3.3-million-year-old artifacts reveal that our ancestors were shaping rocks into tools far earlier than thought. On July 9, 2011, Sonia Harmand took a left turn instead of a right among the dry riverbeds
“Success in sight: The eyes have it!” Thus the scientific journal Gene Therapy greeted the news, in 2008, that an experimental treatment was restoring vision to 12 people born with a congenital disorder
And this was only a test... The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has hosted a number of major scientific achievements, not the least of which was the thrilling discovery of the elusive Higgs boson particle.
Facing slowing growth for the first time since the iPad’s 2010 debut, Apple is working on several significant software and hardware updates to reinvigorate the tablet over the next year. Apple is developing
Web slingers get a high-tech upgrade Your move, limpets. Earlier this year, the long-reigning champion of the Strongest Biological Material Competition, spider silk, was usurped by the upstart limpet But