3D printer uses lasers to create metallic objects in midair
This Harvard-designed machine uses silver nanoparticles as ink.
ICYMI: Robots, disappearing medical skin and more
Bomb dismantling, walking on a steep grade and other amazing robot feats.
Harvard researchers trial cheap, efficient paper-based Zika test
It could get results in hours instead of the days or weeks it takes current tests.
Medicine-covered nanoparticles could help stroke victims
Scientists combined existing blood clot busting techniques with tiny nanoparticles to help stroke victims
UV-light enabled catheter fixes heart defects without surgery
Modern medicine sees the development of an adhesive agent that can block a hole in the heart without the need of open-heart surgery.
DARPA is funding the development of a soft, fabric-based exoskeleton
When someone says "exoskeleton," it's easy to imagine a clunky contraption made of metal, like the...
Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)
There's hardly a shortage of animal inspired robots, but few are as tiny as Harvard's autonomous R...
Harvard stores 704TB in a gram of DNA, may have us shopping for organically-grown storage (video)
Early research has had DNA making circuits and little factories. We haven't really seen DNA used a...
Alt-week 7.28.12: social mathematics, Pluto's moons and humans-on-a-chip
Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...