Since early humans first tended fires and sharpened spears, we’ve sought to apply our knowledge to shape the natural world to suit our needs. Here we chronicle the promise and pitfalls of this basic human drive in all its present day manifestations – from robots and AI to nanotechnology and materials to devices, transportation, engineering and manmade disasters.
Canadian company shows that hydrocarbon fuel made from captured CO2 could compete with fossil fuels.
The major war between law enforcement and cell phone manufacturers is mostly over.
As law enforcement increasingly uses body-worn cameras, researchers are studying the roles of camera design and perspective.
Scientists are developing a "living sensor" that eats hydrocarbons to monitor the country's extensive network of petroleum pipelines.