What will future technology look like and what will it do? Explore the possibilities.
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The practice of hiding secret messages has existed in many forms for centuries, but the advent of personal computing in the 1980s stepped it up and steganography now exists all around us, invisible right under our noses.
By Mark Mancini
The quantum internet of the future would use the quirky behavior of tiny particles to transmit vast amounts of information and enable applications not possible with today's internet. Still with us? Here's how it works.
LiDAR scanning technology reveals huge Mayan civilization lost beneath the jungles of Guatemala.
Will automated journalism replace human reporting? Software robots are already collecting data and creating 'news' stories with a fill-in-the-blank algorithm.
Kurzweil has a pretty good track record with predictions. What does he have slated for humanity besides the singularity and figuring out the entire human brain by 2099?
Expert tips to get techies ready for the rise of the robots.
By Chris Opfer
"Brainprint" technology could replace fingerprint scans, and a Romanian scientist reportedly can judge whether you're in the right emotional state to be granted access.
Harvard researchers announce turning hydrogen into a metal, a breakthrough that could lead to room-temperature superconductors and a revolutionary rocket propellant.
From predictive couponing to groceries delivered by robots straight to the trunk of your self-driving car, 21st-century shopping could offer serious innovations.
Take a holiday trip to Uncanny Valley! A computer brain was trained to compose a carol inspired by a picture of a Christmas tree — with horrible results.
Exoskeletons, prosthetic limbs and mind-controlled computers took center stage in the first-of-its-kind competition in Zurich, Switzerland.
Global Fishing Watch is a new online platform that allows anyone to track large fishing vessels via satellite technology. Would you use it?
By John Donovan
As cities develop, how can technology be used to accommodate growing populations?
What are modern cities doing to accommodate growing populations?
A new robot draws inspiration from the motion of snakes to get around using a pure wave motion.
New company turns collagen into leather hides, right in the lab.
By Alia Hoyt