Researchers' self-healing plastic, which turns red when damaged, could eventually be used in everything from smart phones and tablets to aircraft and bridges.
Cellcontrol plugs into a user's vehicle and shuts its assigned phone off if the vehicle is moving, making it easy to enforce mobile policies.
It's not magic, but the science inside the Bheestie bag can bring submerged electronics back from their watery graves.
The agency's Active Authentication program would analyze typing patterns and other behavioral traits so that a user's ID is continuously being confirmed.
Seagate says its magnetic recording technology is ready to produce 6T hard drives now and 60T within a decade, at prices comparable to today's drives.
The multiclimate LASR research facility features desert, rain forest and other environments for testing robots and unmanned vehicles in harsh climes.
Experiment finds that neutrinos can keep up with light, but can't go faster, refuting an earlier controversial claim and upholding Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity.
Whether neutrinos are faster than light is still up in the air, but researchers find they can take communications through stone.
The never-ending number has led to ingenious algorithms used to calculate it with precision, in the process expanding the boundaries of what computers can do.
In an era when even on-disk encyclopedias seem to be passé, Britannica's move to all-digital editions was inevitable.
NASA is going into outer space again, but this time instead of launching a spaceship, it's sending some Angry Birds.
More concierge than search engine, Wolfram Alpha Pro will analyze a query, perform high-end math calculations and even analyze images.