Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer. Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us.
Billionaire jewelry king Fred Mouawad has a different take on the world of task management. Most providers have some play on keeping a list or offer a schedule of reminders. But Mouawad, after hanging
Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control
Bulbs or reactors? Businesses, voters, utilities and politicians will be asking that question–or an equivalent form of it—several times over the next two decades. Should they invest in technology and that
At its Ideas Summit in New York, Google revealed Uproxy: a service that aims to change the way people around the globe use the internet. A browser extension for Chrome and Firefox, uProxy can bypass restrictive
One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then
Computers of the future could be even smaller, faster, and more efficient — all by doing away with the very material that currently comprises their core. In a finding that builds on earlier work from institutions,
A jacket that protects your personal space, wallpaper that lights up at your touch, and more Textile design is one of those fields that seems like it never changes all that much. Wallpaper is wallpaper.
Too lazybusy to handle selling your stuff on eBay or Craigslist, or having a yard sale? Yep, same here. That’s why a startup called Sold, launched earlier this year, had me intrigued. Its big idea is take
Architecture and infrastructure in cities is designed without much flexibility. But 21st Century living is changing, people are creating buildings and systems that react and respond to our shifting needs.
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When two engineers at a sleek New York design company started making an ultra-efficient cook stove, they had their own holidays and camping trips in mind. Now, they are betting their technology will save
The Internet of Things — like true mobile wallets or Internet-connected coffee makers — is on the horizon. It awaits us, a world where all of our devices are connected and communicate with each other some
"We thought of a clever idea of how you might use fusion to do manned space travel," explains John Slough. The University of Washington research professor discusses such seemingly impossible ideas with
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during
Facebook didn’t stop when it hit 1 billion users. And it won’t stop even if it connects everyone with web access. “To make the world more open and connected” really means the world — every human regardless
What is this? When I saw it for the first time, here's what I knew: It's a Google image found on Google Maps, taken by a satellite, plucked and blogged by photographer/sleuth, Mishka Henner. It's a patch
Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius. Today: The best, fastest, lightest eggplant technique you haven't tried
Scientists are attempting to control the weather by using lasers to create clouds, induce rain and even trigger lightning. Experts from around the world are to gather at the World Meteorological Organisation
If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone. Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines