Boeing this week unveiled one of its latest military projects -- a drone-targeting laser cannon. Called the Compact Laser Weapon System, the weapon uses a focused laser beam to incinerate a UAV in just a few seconds.
The Pentagon announced FlexTech Alliance, a partnership that includes groups such as Apple, Harvard University, and many more in an attempt to make flexible wearable technology for soldiers, as well as develop high-tech printing technologies.
Scientists have developed a DNA blood test that can determine whether a breast cancer patient is at risk for relapse. The test can detect a recurrence several months before any other physical signs are evident.
Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark have mapped out what the world would look like sans humanity, and the contrast between reality and possibility is stark indeed. In fact, most of the world would look like Africa.
Usain Bolt uses his legs to make a living, so he really doesn't want an out-of-control Segway crashing into them. But that's exactly what happened at the World Championships athletics event in Beijing Thursday night. And for a few seconds it didn't look good.
Don't want Spot the dog left out of your future VR adventures? Or, you'd rather not step on them when wearing a headset? The solution could be to zap them into the VR world with you, as this cool demo shows.
HTC and its partner Valve have said the Vive virtual reality headset won't be available in significant quantities this year. Instead, the system is now on target for a launch during the first three months of 2016.
After failing to show up at the smartphone party, Intel is determined to make the most of other emerging technologies. As it gets increasingly involved in wearables, the company has also decided to bet big on drones, investing $60m in Chinese firm Yuneec.
A team of scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Harvard University, and John Hopkins University have created a 3D model to visualize the growth and differentiation of cancer cells inside a tumor.
Hawaii became the first state in the US to generate electricity from the thermal energy stored in ocean water using a new $5-million, 105-kilowatt ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) plant located on Big Island.