Houston couple gets married by computer

A couple who found each other on an online forum have just tied the knot in a most unusual way.

Applying the brakes with brain power alone

German researchers have used drivers' brain signals, for the first time, to assist in braking, providing much quicker reaction times, they say.

3D displays coming to Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz is ready to bring in-car information and entertainment systems to the next dimension.

'Brain cap' turns thought into motion

A 'brain cap' being developed at the University of Maryland allows users to turn their thoughts into motion, potentially allowing them to control computers, robotic prosthetic limbs, motorized wheelchairs and even digital avatars.

Could robots be the farmers of the future?

A student has designed a new way to tend to farm land - one that doesn't involve cheap, immigrant labor.

'Jell-O' memory device works inside human body

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a soft, flexible memory device that can  function well in wet environments – perfect for electronic devices designed to work in and with the human body.

MIT grows LED array in a beaker

MIT's developed a way to grow an entire electronic device in a flask of liquid. The team demonstrated the technique, called hydrothermal synthesis, by producing a working LED array made of zinc oxide nanowires in a microfluidic channel.

Stem cells used to grow new teeth

Scientists from Japan recently published a paper that details how they successfully grew new teeth from the stem cells of mice.

Computer learns human language to teach itself to play games

MIT's developed a machine-learning system that allows a computer to read the instructions for playing Civilization - in one of several different languages - and improve its game.

Research brings more efficient spintronics

As the size of conventional transistors - as predicted by Moore's Law - rapidly approaches the theoretical minimum, Cambridge University physicists say they've made a major step forward in spintronics - a possible successor to the transistor.

New pen writes electrical circuits

There's a new way to create electric circuits that could be key to the creation of disposable electronic devices: write them with a pen.

Scientists develop open-source genome analyzer

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a desktop genome analyzer.

Blocking microRNAs may prevent degenerative eye disorders

Medical researchers have discovered that laying the smackdown on DNA’s cousin - RNA - might help put a stop to the development of degenerative eye disorders.

Using super microscope scientists find body’s immunity “switch”

Thanks to a super advanced microscope, medical scientists can finally see what goes on inside of T-cells. What they've seen so far could lead to a new era of medical treatments.

Doctors: Stay away from energy drinks

You may have already seen this coming. Doctors have provided evidence to back up many people’s suspicions: energy drinks are bad for you.

New device could reduce surgical scarring

Scientists at Stanford University have developed an extraordinary wound dressing capable of greatly reducing scar tissue from incisions.

Anxiety might live in your gut, not in your head

Researchers at McMaster University have made an interesting discovery about those “gut feelings” we sometimes have. It’s a big discovery linked to little organisms.

HP moves closer to brain-like computing

Researchers at Hewlett Packard and UC Santa Barbara say they've made a breakthrough in the development of a device that could revolutionize computing by mimicking the brain.

Best Buy may start selling electric cars

For your next car purchase, you may not have to go to a dealership.

New technology allows super-fast data transfer

3D movies could be downloaded to a smartphone in seconds with a new technology developed at the University of California, Berkeley.