Switzerland's reign as the home of timekeeping could be over, as corporations win another victory in the competition with national economies
A new type of glass has been developed that can repair itself after being cracked.
University of Pittsburgh's Deepika Mohan, MD, and game developer Schell Games have created a game to improve doctors' ability to recognize severe trauma in patients.
Electronic waste is becoming a major global issues, as more and more people gain access to electronics.
New research from the University of Waterloo could triple electric car range.
Researchers from MIT CSAIL and Harvard’s Wyss have implemented the art of Origami in Soft Robotics to provide a strong and flexible skeleton to the structure.
The world's first text message was sent 25 years ago. The world now sends 16 million text messages every minute, or 23 billion every day.
Exports of used electronics support a growing number of jobs in repair and refurbishment in the developing world. If we want this trade to help and not harm those in poverty, we need to a...
Producing a 'good samaritan robot' could mean finally defining what humans have failed to agree on for millennia – how to define morality.
Five myths about email at work and how to cope with communications overload.
Unsafe working conditions, forced labour and toxic fumes: the hidden costs built into your smartphone.
A new World Economic Forum initiative aims to show how harnessing machine capabilities on every scale from domestic to planetary can ensure we don't exhaust the Earth's dwindling resources.
What's behind the country's sudden swing towards electronic payments?
Honolulu, the capital of the US state of Hawaii, has criminalized texting while crossing the roads
Sweden's new 'Musuem of Failure' is designed to celebrate innovation and creativity - even when the product flops. Here are some items you can expect to see.