Technology

You may not know a snap fit by its name, but they're all around us from pen caps to some water bottle caps.
Inside Science Contributor
Engineers developed a soft robot that can move through sand and curve around objects where traditional robots struggle.
Karen Kwon, Contributor
A new heat sensor offers an option for incorporating thermal imaging into phones.
Meeri Kim, Contributor
New research recommends allowing pilots to choose their own routes on trans-Atlantic flights to reduce carbon emissions.
Joel Shurkin, Contributor
Sunscreen and calcium supplements aren't enough to protect Mars-bound space travelers from radiation and a lack of gravity in outer space.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
A new approach to digitizing color could help improve the realism of cameras, displays and LED lighting.
Meeri Kim, Contributor
The new technological solution developed for one type of pesticide could soon expand to others.
Karen Kwon, Contributor
New encoding method aims to become faster and more accurate.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
The ultra-reflective paint could help keep buildings cool without air conditioning.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Reducing light pollution could be as easy as turning off a switch, but it still requires a well-coordinated effort.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
The system captured 3D super-resolution images of small protrusions on the branches of neurons.
Meeri Kim, Contributor
Electronic display fabrics are now larger and more durable, opening the door to clothing that acts like a computer screen.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor