A new touch-activated system projects onto walls and other surfaces and can recognize hand posture and gestures to identify individual users.
Researchers believe they've found a way of predicting solar flares more than a day before they occur, possibly helping to protect satellites, power grids and astronauts from dangerous radiation.
It's hard to know whether sorghum is getting increasing attention as a possible biofuel source because it makes sense as a solution to our energy and environment challenges, or mostly because it could boost Midwest farm economies.
Almost a quarter of apps that contain Android's explicit power control APIs, or wakelocks, may have major battery-draining bugs.
US researchers are working to perfect a series of simulations capable of accurately rendering the performance of a nuclear weapon in precise molecular detail.
By rights, the much fainter sun two billion years ago should have left Earth as a giant snowball, incapable of developing life.
Any life on the 'super-Earth' Gliese 581-d is unlikely to make it off the planet and onto others within its solar system.
Free mobile apps using third party services to display ads are draining users' batteries, researchers from Purdue University and Microsoft say.
Researchers are developing a new type of computer memory that could be faster than existing commercial memory and use far less power than flash memory devices.
Using carbon nanotubes and DNA, researchers have created a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants.
Scientists at Purdue University have developed a metamaterial consisting of fishnet-like film that could theoretically be spun into a working "invisibility" cloak.