Emerging Tech
Emerging Tech

Blink and you’ll miss it: This robot solves a Rubik’s Cube in 0.38 seconds

Think that you can solve a Rubik's Cube quickly? It's nothing compared to this amazing new robot that's able to crack the colorful puzzle in just 0.38 seconds. Here's how it works.
Home Theater

Bose’s new prototype AR glasses focus on what you hear, not what you see

Bose announced a new augmented reality platform that changes what you hear around you instead of what you see and based on its first prototype, the company has big plans for the technology's future.
Emerging Tech

Smart toys accurately predict whether a guide dog will make it through training

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a smart toy which can accurately predict which would-be guide dogs are likely to successfully complete their training.
Product Review

Crowbar not included: This enormous 3D printer has one frustrating flaw

Despite its sturdy frame and high-end components, the Zortrax M300 is ultimately held back by a myriad of small design flaws and seemingly incomplete software.
Emerging Tech

NASA releases first images of Jupiter’s bizarre geometric storms

Bizarre geometric storms circle a single massive cyclone on each of the Jupiter's poles. The storms measure several thousands miles across and reach wind speeds nearing 220 miles per hour.
Emerging Tech

Harvard researchers are making robot exosuits that better support their users

Researchers at Harvard University have been developing new technology that will allow robot exosuits to work more efficiently with their wearers. The results could be game-changing.
Emerging Tech

From poop to power: How farms could double as energy production plants

New research out of the University of Waterloo in Canada suggests that manure could be used as a renewable energy source to help heat your home while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Emerging Tech

Genetic engineering innovation makes plants more efficient at using water

Using genetic engineering, researchers have been able to improve the efficiency of how crops use water by 25 percent -- without compromising their yield. The results could be transformative.
Emerging Tech

Vision-improving nanoparticle eyedrops could end the need for glasses

Researchers in Israel have developed special eyedrops which, combined with a laser process, can significantly improve vision for many. Best of all, the treatment can be done at home.
Emerging Tech

Lawmakers discussing proposal that would allow cops to take over drones

Wiretapping laws mean the police can't use a radio jammer to bring down a misbehaving drone, but officials are discussing potential legislation to change that. The bill isn't official yet -- and a similar proposal failed last year.
Emerging Tech

Underwater swarms and sonar-bombing drones: Meet the deep-sea Xprize finalists

Nine finalists have been announced for the Shell Ocean Discovery Xprize, a three-year competition to map the deep seafloor using autonomous technology. The finalists' projects include heavy-lift drones and underwater robotic swarms.
Emerging Tech

With 200,000 laser dots, this glass orb puts the Milky Way on your desk

Using thousands of individually lasered dots to represent stars, this awesome glass desk ornament compresses the entire Milky Way into an 8-cm sphere. Here's how to get hold of one.