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.
A cyber attacker could potentially insert a feature that looks like cancer into a scan, or remove it, researchers warn.
Research innovation brings Shrinky Dink-like method to the nanoscale.
A new plane about the length and width of a car propels itself by electrifying air molecules to create an ionic wind.