Volkswagen wants the world to know it’s going all-electric. The German company’s chief executive Herbert Diess told the automotive press the VW’s new electric-car platform is designed to produce 50 million
LONDON (Reuters) - Electric vehicles and more efficient fuel technology will cut transportation demand for oil by 2040 more than previously expected, but the world may still face a supply crunch without
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Wednesday that unless the Saudi-led military coalition lifts its blockade on Yemen the war-torn nation will face “the largest famine the world seen
The trait that takes you from average to spectacular is not your IQ. You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. It's a weighted combination of power, status, money, and
The world of solar cells could be on the cusp of a revolution, as researchers seek to boost efficiency by harnessing the power to recycle light. A new study, published Thursday in the journal Science,
The humble hardware store is getting a lot more high-tech. One of the most well-known employees at the Orchard Supply Hardware store in downtown San Jose, California, is a 5-foot-tall autonomous robot.
Clients often ask me about what might be a “black swan” (an event that comes as a surprise to conventional wisdom, has a significant impact and is often rationalized after the fact) for the oil industry.
Hum, the aftermarket connected car add-on from Verizon, is about to get a little less friendly to the younger drivers in the household. An update rolling out later this month will enable geofencing and
This simple storage solution will give you instant access to your most-used power tools. The cordless drill is probably your most-used power tool, so why not make it as easily accessible as possible? of
Modern humans originated in Africa, and started spreading around the world about 60,000 years ago. As they entered Asia and Europe, they encountered other groups of ancient humans that had already settled
DNA rarely resembles the iconic double helix scientists saw for the first time 60 years ago — and its strange ’supercoils’
Instead, double-helix DNA is further wrapped into complex shapes that can play a profound role in how it interacts with other molecules. "DNA is way more active in its own regulation than we thought,"
On Thursday, researchers announced the discovery of gravitational waves --wrinkles in the very fabric of space-time. But behind the headlines and news conferences were decades of hard work, hundreds of
A group of Japanese scientists have created touchable holograms, three dimensional virtual objects that can be manipulated by human hand. Using femtosecond laser technology the researchers developed 'Fairy
We met robots and jet builders at a one-of-a-kind gathering ST. LOUIS — The housecat-sized robot that brought me a granola bar may not have been exactly what Dwight Eisenhower had in mind when he founded
News Truckers are often forced to sleep and eat in their rig's cabins at truck stops while on the road, but now many have a better option — one that the industry hopes will keep more drivers on the asphalt
Boeing's spacecraft designed to bring humans to and from space over the next two years officially has a name. The private spaceflight company announced on Friday that the spacecraft, previously just called
Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to