The year 2016 logged some very exciting breakthroughs in science and technology -- we are closer than ever to an effective cancer cure, we soon will have self-driving cars and we possibly found the home planet for our alien brethren.
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…
New research may be able to help restore eyesight in people with inherited blindness -- courtesy of gene therapies capable of providing anything from the modulation of activity of specific genes to full-on gene replacement.
Nanyang Technological University in Singapore will develop an air traffic management system for drones, including built-in detect-and-avoid systems built, designated takeoff and landing zones, and virtual lanes through the city skyline.
You know that old saying about how it’s not what you say, but how you say it? A new mobile keyboard created by Cornell Tech students takes that idea and runs with it -- by gauging your mood based on how you text.
Russian startup Finch has created a pair of universal VR joysticks that work in association with armband sensors on the upper arm to help track and visualize hand and finger movement in VR -- without cameras or cables.
Researchers have been developing regenerative synthetic materials for more than 15 years. Now, a team of scientists have created a self-healing, stretchable, see-through material that can carry a current and may help improve…
Silk production was a guarded Chinese secret for thousands of years. Now, researchers from Tufts University have re-engineered silk fibers to develop materials that can be programmed to respond to their environment.
When you look back on 2016 in the years to come, what will be the overriding memory you have? Great Kickstarter projects, of course. Check out our rundown of the year's greatest crowdfunding campaigns.