Glenn McDonald writes about culture and technology from his home in lovely Chapel Hill, N.C. He's a regular contributor to NPR, the Raleigh News & Observer, Indy Week and many quaint and curious volumes of forgotten lore. You can say hello virtually at glenn-mcdonald.com.
Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University found 'significant changes' in serotonin and dopamine transporters in the brains of participants in a seven-day Christian retreat.
A carmaker and a water management company have teamed up for the Life+ Methamorphosis project, which generates biomethane from human wastewater.
Fernando Barbella's art anticipates a world in which the emerging technologies of tomorrow are more fully integrated in our everyday lives.
A growing field of research and development is designing intelligent, socially interactive machines that can help people with health education, physical rehabilitation, and elder care.
The $250 Hangprinter system aims to bring power to the people in the high-stakes realm of 3D printing.
The behavior of bots is often unpredictable and sometimes leads them to produce errors over and over again in a potentially infinite feedback loop.
Places that lacked an electrical grid and land-line telephones throughout the 20th century are powering their homes and businesses with the latest 21st-century technology.