Building construction site (Courtesy of Cornell Tech)

New York and Israel build a high-tech future

New York City, already known as a financial capital, wants to become a center of high-tech innovation and is turning to Israel for help.

Can the Internet overcome its language barrier?

Most Web content is in English, but native English speakers make up only about 6 percent of the world's population. A number of public...
Man shouting during a protest (© Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Images)

Russians fight for their digital rights

Learn how Russian citizens are trying to prevent Putin's government from creating an “online Iron Curtain” that would restrict their internet.
Smart glasses (Dan Hixson/University of Utah College of Engineering)

A new way of seeing?

University of Utah researchers have created “smart glasses” that automatically adjust the focus on what a person is seeing, whether far away or close.
Drawing of spacecraft over metal asteroid (NASA)

NASA goes heavy metal with visit to iron-rich asteroid

A NASA spacecraft is set to explore a large metal asteroid, 16 Psyche, that may be a remnant of a planet from billions of years ago.
Moon landscape (NASA)

Meet the 5 teams racing to explore the moon [video]

Five teams are competing for the Lunar XPrize, to be the first group to land on the moon, travel 500 meters and send high-def images back to Earth.

Better eating — and less waste — through science

Biotechnology can improve crop traits to inhibit browning or bruising. That single change can make the food system more efficient and sustainable.
Oscar statue (© AP Images)

3-D printing gives Oscar statuette a classic look

The symbol of film's highest achievement, golden statuette Oscar, is getting a high-tech makeover for the 2017 Academy Awards.
Model rocket with President Trump gesturing behind it (© Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Companies turn to space with help from the U.S.

President Trump has signed a directive aimed at streamlining regulations on commercial use of space. What does this mean for private space companies?