Engineering

A safer gun?: 'Smart' pistols headed to US market

"Smart" pistols designed to limit who can shoot them are poised to hit the booming US firearm market this year, taking aim at spiking gun deaths as federal lawmakers remain deadlocked on any new restrictions.

Engineering

Using 3D printing for alloy materials innovation

While millions of people around the world enjoy renewed mobility from hip and knee replacements, many don't realize that the materials used in such implants have basically stayed the same since the 1960s.

Software

Opening architecture to make air travel safer and easier

Air travelers may see faster, safer security checkpoints—no need to open bags or remove liquids or shoes—thanks to the award-winning work of Sandia and their partners who have developed an open architecture for airport ...

Engineering

Pushing the potential of brain-computer interfaces

Since they came into use by physicians and researchers, Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) or Brain-Machine Interfaces (BMIs) have provided ways to treat neurological disorders and shed light on how the brain functions. As ...