Anybody who says NASA researchers don't know how to have a smashing good time has not met a team at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. They are test engineers whose job it is to make aircraft safer by crashing them.
Climate change is threatening the health and safety of US coastal communities, according to a report.
Toyota and Audi are set to announce self-driving cars at CES this week, indicating that the technology really may be about to hit the mainstream.
It is often difficult for drivers to see pedestrians, especially at night, in foggy conditions or during a heavy rainstorm.
MIT engineers have developed a semi-autonomous vehicle safety system that takes over if the driver does something stupid.
The controversial technique for shale gas production known as fracking won't contaminate water sources, say researchers - as long as there's a safe distance between the injection source and water supplies.
Google+ is now open for the over-13s to join, bringing the social network in line with rivals Facebook and MySpace.
Crossing the street while listening to music is highly dangerous, say researchers - even more so than talking on the phone.
Law enforcement officials across the nation are preparing to adopt a new facial-scanning device designed specifically for the iPhone.
Toyota is working on safety technology that assumes control of the steering so that the vehicle can turn away when it isn’t able stop before a collision.
European researchers are working on a total reorganization of the region's air traffic control systems, many of which are as much as 50 years old.
Apparently, the scene where a driver loses control and, in a panic, pulls the steering wheel off the car isn’t just a Hollywood invention.
Nothing screams "the future" like a self-driving car. We’ve seen it on the Jetsons, in Minority Report, and now on a closed course at the TED conference in Long Beach, California.
We’ve all heard the Craigslist horror stories where some shady criminal lures an innocent victim to a hotel room where he cooks her in a stew a la Craigslist killer. Stories like this may not be so farfetched, as recent statistics released by the AIM Group claim the site is linked to 330 crimes, including 12 murders and 105 robberies.
Despite concern that it's ineffective and potentially dangerous, a government task force has concluded that there's no reason carbon sequestration shouldn't be introduced on a large scale within the next ten years.
Facebook has caved in to continued pressure from child protection groups and launched a limited 'panic button' service for teenagers in the UK.
Strike! The Bronx Bombers have decided to ban the wildly popular Apple iPad from Yankee Stadium.
A team says it's found ways to hack cars to disable the brakes or lock people inside.
Showing extraordinary devotion to duty, a German researcher has offered his arm up to a robot with a kitchen knife in order to help develop better safety systems.