Redesigned guitar strings use physics to avoid whammy bar dissonance.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
The technology is progressing quickly, but the main challenge may be overcoming our fears.
Brian Owens, Contributor
By wearing different self-folding exoskeletons, a robot can move, roll, float and glide.
Marcus Woo, Contributor
In annual speed test, international teams must negotiate the complexities of aerodynamics and airflow.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
Researchers produce smallest known radio frequency identification tags.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
The same salty seawater spray that strengthened ancient Roman piers millennia ago makes modern coastal concrete constructions crumble -- here’s why.
New health-monitoring textiles and devices may help newborns and firefighters.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Scientists test materials to withstand Mars’ surface and space.
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
A pressure sensor printed directly on a hand is a step toward new biomedical devices, "on the fly" wearable technology, and more.
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