Solar power is potentially the greatest single energy source outside of controlled nuclear fusion, but the Sun is literally a fair weather source that relies on daytime and clear skies.
ESA is developing a new heating system to help future missions to the Moon survive the freezing, fortnight-long lunar night.
Apple's new iPad marks a new budget-minded strategy for Apple's tablet line. The company still, however, has a high-end iPad that falls in the same 10-inch window.
There may be a new way of keeping orange and grapefruit peels out of our landfills – besides composting them, that is.
An international competition is coming up in Toulouse, France at the end of next month, but it's not a very big one.
It might be under French control now, but the move from General Motors to Peugeot ownership hasn't slowed the new-product offensive from Opel.
Chronic lack of sleep has been linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, aging skin, elevated cholesterol levels, weight gain and more.
While water scarcity gets a lot of attention, simply transporting this vital resource is in itself a huge dilemma.
Drones are invaluable for photographers and filmmakers keen to capture the world from the skies, but their effectiveness is limited as soon as it starts raining.
We've already seen a few inventive approaches to taking down drones, and come December this year, we might be in for a few more.
Going bezel-less is shaping up to be one of the biggest smartphone trends of the year. Edge-to-edge displays are striking, and it's advantageous to have smaller devices with larger screens.
Once the domain of science-fiction authors and script writers, artificial intelligence is steadily marching into the real world.
We don't see many tiny houses that can deal with extremes in weather. The Leaf House 3 is one exception, and Tennessee-based Transcend Tiny Homes' new Amsterdam 24 model is another.
Motorola, under Lenovo ownership, has a good thing going with the Moto G series. You'd think its simple goal – give consumers the best phone possible for a reasonable price – would be more prevalent in the mobile world.
Citroën has proven pretty adept at making flashy vans that turn heads at auto shows. But everyone has their superior.
To stand a chance of surviving the tougher enemies you'll face later in the game, you'll need to upgrade your armor – and to unlock all four upgrade tiers, you'll need to find all four Great Fairies.
The BMW S1000RR is purring pussycat and raging cheetah in one, a magic-trick melding of otherworldly performance and pleasant rideability that defies logic as much as it defies physics.
Art has always been fundamentally intertwined with technology. New techniques and materials have constantly allowed artists to innovate and create new types of works.
Most of us accept that aging is inescapable, but maybe it doesn't have to be. Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have uncovered one of the key mechanisms that gradually weakens our body's ability to repair DNA, and tests were able to restore the cell function of old mice to that of their younger counterparts.
Germany isn't exactly famous for its sunshine, so to help with the country's commitment to investigating renewable energy, the German Space Center (DLR) has constructed the world's largest artificial Sun.