The scientific tricks stores use to part you and your money
How your hands actually predict your future
A better way to dispense prescriptions
An injectable bandage
A device that reminds doctors and nurses to wash their hands
Fresher food labels
A new tool lets doctors turn sound waves into graphs.
Swedish engineers have invented an air bag for your head.
Warding off anemia with small iron fish
It's round, it bounces, and it snaps pictures every half second.
Witness the most awesome wheelchair yet.
Technical advances may make upper-body strength less important in combat—and level the playing field for women.
X.J. Kennedy, who wrote a poem in honor of the 100-year-old reptile, calls his death this weekend a "personal loss."
The entrepreneur John Hantz wants to invest $30 million in a plan to reimagine Detroit. He's prepping vast swaths of abandoned land for what he hopes will become the world's largest urban farm—as well as an economic shot in the arm for one of America's most blighted cities.
The average cost of a residential solar system is around $30,000, too steep for many would-be environmentalists. Enter solar leasing, in which homeowners pay a flat monthly fee in exchange for solar panels and maintenance. Solar leases cut energy bills by an average of 15 percent, while simultaneously insulating users from fluctuating energy prices--making going green a whole lot more affordable.
Naif al-Mutawa, creator of 'The 99', discusses the international cast of characters in his Islam-themed stories