An International Space Station astronaut may get his Christmas wish, a spacewalk to fix broken cooling system (Dec. 13)
An Israeli start-up is testing a new way to avoid steep roaming charges on mobile phones: a "Cell Buddy" app that can connect the international traveler's smartphone to virtually any mobile network. (Dec. 13)
A Swedish company has launched what it claims is Europe's first Bitcoin ATM. The machine allows people to exchange cash in their country's currency to Bitcoins on their mobile wallet. (Dec. 12)
NASA is scrambling to figure out what's wrong with a key cooling unit on the International Space Station, and it may take a spacewalk to fix it. (Dec. 12)
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler told members of Congress there is no longer a technical reason for the FCC to ban calls on planes, but the Department of Transportation will be moving forward with its own restrictio...
About one in 160 pregnancies in the U.S. end in a stillbirth - or a fetal death after 20 weeks - and the rate has not improved over the last decade. Today, families are finding ways to remember their loss through support groups and memory b...
Keepers at Munich Zoo gave the media a unique look at the birth of twin polar bears. (Dec. 11)
A student-designed robotic arm has the potential to prevent injuries in workers whose jobs require repetitive heavy lifting. It could also help rehab patients undergoing physical therapy. (Dec. 10)
Can plants replace chicken and eggs? Food-tech startups are bringing Silicon Valley-style innovation to a food system they say harms the environment, animals and human health. (Dec. 9)
A flying crime-fighting robot and a self-fitting pair of shoes have been entertaining visitors at a design exhibition in the South Korean capital of Seoul. The event is a chance for companies around the world to showcase their latest invent...