The third in a series of posts about the major myths of robotics, and the role of science fiction role in creating and spreading them. Previous topics: Robots are strong, the myth of robotic hyper-competence,
In the two years since Middle East respiratory syndrome was first diagnosed in people, scientists have struggled to figure out how we catch the deadly virus. Some blamed bats. Others pointed at camels.
Yet another review of the science answers: Yes. DEET is a popular insect repellent—an estimated 30 percent of Americans use it every year—yet it sounds like a good number of people are wary of it, too.
Gear up with this big boy for the upcoming _Transformers _movie Marc De Repentigny was only trying to be responsible when he built an 80-pound, seven-foot-tall motorized Transformers suit. Married with
The company's new marketing tagline: "Nature got us to 100 calories, not scientists." You may recognize yogurt company Chobani by the ostentatious "100" rainbow-plastered on their cups. This is to inform
A handy manual to prepare you for life's misadventures. Jose Salvador Alvarenga was fishing off the coast of Mexico in late 2012 when a powerful storm sent his boat adrift. Marshall Islanders found the
Medical and otherwise Medical marijuana isn't always as advertised—at least not in the Seattle area, as one lab found out. The lab, Analytical 360, recently worked with medical-marijuana patient Jessica
Silicon Valley's latest frontier is the edge of space itself. The tubes that make up the internet cover much of the world, but not all of it. Google has announced plans to get internet to where the tubes
Le Lodge Kerisper, La Trinité-sur-Mer, Brittany This breezy boutique hotel is the perfect base for a seaside holiday, just a stone's throw from the beautiful beaches of Brittany's south coast. The style