Technology

Haptic training could help expert musicians and top athletes break through their performance ceilings.
Tom Metcalfe, Contributor
The surprise finding was observed when the fluids moved through specially treated tiny tubes.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
The tiny robots walk using platinum leg muscles that get their energy from laser light.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Isotopes produced in the original Manhattan Project reactors seeded decades of research and even a few Nobel Prizes.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
Speakers set on bars inside the windows cancel out unwanted noise, using technology similar to that in noise-canceling headphones.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
The new metal alloy, created using a laser manufacturing technique, possesses properties that rival the legendary material from medieval times.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
New tests, masks, and ventilators developed this month may help fight the pandemic.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
A mathematical model that visualizes echo chambers on Twitter shows how they coevolve with polarization on controversial topics.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Using media to brighten up dull tasks leaves adolescents feeling both better and worse.
Amanda Heidt, Contributor
Researchers create a 10-qubit register that can hold its quantum state for more than a minute.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Researchers combine old whaling records with aerial photographs to estimate the large animals’ weights.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
New technology could lower the cost of ultrasound machines
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer