China has landed its first robotic lander on the moon, a historic lunar arrival that makes the country only the third nation to make a soft-landing on Earth's celestial neighbor.
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The last decade has seen XPRIZE build upon the success of its first competition, the Ansari XPRIZE, which awarded $10 million for the first private suborbital spaceflight.
In the Star Trek universe, handheld medical tricorders became standard issue for Starfleet vessels as early as the mid-22nd century. Here in a little place we like to call “reality,” a competition seeks to help deliver such all-in-one health analyzers...
Greenhouse gas emissions have been rising, but warming has plateaued in recent years. It turns out the heat is likely being absorbed by the ocean depths.
Multi-Year Effort Marks XPRIZE’s Most Ambitious Commitment to Date; Launches Ocean Ambassador Program for Public Input
Online reviews are fundamentally broken, as are most commenting systems, but current efforts to fix them are inadequate and likely to remain so unless someone creates a significant incentive.
The $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XChallenge, a two-part X Prize competition to advance sensing technology that collects data about human health and the environment, has its first winner: Gene-RADAR, a product from the nanotechnology incubator...
With only one month left till FutureMed 2013 (Round Two), the Medgadget team is getting pretty excited. As the first installment of this Fall’s coverage, we had the opportunity to speak with Executive Director Daniel Kraft about the upcoming...
Team Takes Top Honors at Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE Awards With Technology Poised to Launch an Era of Personalized Nanomedicine and Mobile Health Care
After working under the radar for years, a Cambridge biotechnology firm has unveiled a portable, laptop-size gadget that promises to make it easier and faster for practitioners in the field to instantly test for diseases such as AIDS and malaria.