December 28, 2018

Scientists in China have learned how to turn cheap copper into “gold” — and it could have a significant impact on the price of precious metals.

The Chinese research team managed to turn cheap copper metal into a new material almost identical in composition to gold using...

December 13, 2018

MIT researchers have created a real life 'shrink ray' that can reduce 3D structures to one thousandth of their original size.

Scientists can put all kinds of useful materials in the polymer before they shrink it, including metals, quantum dots, and DNA.

The process - cal...

December 12, 2018

Just a few years ago, retailers considered smartphones the enemy of the in-store experience they were trying to create. 

Customers often whipped out their device to compare prices online and then walked out of the store to buy the same product elsewhere.

Today, stores ar...

December 11, 2018

MakerBot is announcing a new printer that’s more polished (and more expensive) than most of its earlier products. Known as the MakerBot Method, the printer is supposed to bridge the gap between its parent company’s expensive industrial machines, which can cost hundreds...

December 10, 2018

The search giant submitted an updated proposal to the City of Mountain View, California, along with a set of new renders showing what it could look like. 

Its new campus will cover a sprawling space of 3.12 million square feet, in addition to 400,000 square feet of...

December 5, 2018

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Alphabet’s Waymo on Wednesday launched a significant development in its costly, decade-long quest for autonomous transportation: self-driving taxis that actually generate fares.

With little fanfare, the company has begun charging passengers to use its...

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