The Real-Life Science Behind Crysis' Nanosuit

"Nanotechnology offers unprecedented possibilities for progress—defeating poverty, starvation, and disease, opening up outer space, and expanding human capacities. But it also brings unprecedented risks—the specter of devastating wars fought with far more powerful weapons of mass destruction." - Chris Phoenix,… » 2/26/13 5:00pm 2/26/13 5:00pm

How Nanotechnology is Portrayed in Video Games – The Metal Gear Solid

"The principles of physics, as far as I can see, do not speak against the possibility of maneuvering things atom by atom. It is not an attempt to violate any laws; it is something, in principle, that can be done; but in practice, it has not been done because we are too big." – Richard Feynman » 4/23/12 8:00pm 4/23/12 8:00pm

The World's Smallest Periodic Table Of Elements Makes A Great Gift

Can't get the periodic table of elements out of your head? Why not have the entire thing etched into the surface of a single strand of your hair? » 12/21/10 2:30pm 12/21/10 2:30pm

This Is Why Your Batteries Die


No matter how strong the rechargeable battery in your portable device is, it will eventually die. Why must they die? You'd die too if someone regularly twisted your innards up in knots. » 12/09/10 2:30pm 12/09/10 2:30pm

The Living Kitchen Project Imagines A Gesture-Based Future

Could Claytronics make the simple act of preparing a meal as interactive and engaging as a video game? Michaël Harboun explores the future of everyday objects with the Living Kitchen Project. » 8/12/10 5:20pm 8/12/10 5:20pm

Who Needs Health Packs When We've Got Lasers And Nanotech?

While we're busy fumbling through dark corridors and navigating twisting platforms searching for health packs, food, and other esoteric life-saving items, the Air Force is healing wounds with lasers and nanotechnology. » 5/06/10 2:30pm 5/06/10 2:30pm