Preservatives in effect reduced the density of the wood and may have helped give the luthiers' instruments their unique tones.
Outdoor advances such as low-power chips and tiny solar panels let computers get a breath of fresh air.
The US is a late entry, but new domestic projects are revving to go.
Scientists examine bee dances and the hands of traders to determine where the market is headed.
Admirals and generals hope to connect with soldiers via their own Facebook pages and blogs. But will they tweet?
Where Galileo spotted four tiny dots orbiting Jupiter, some 484 million miles away, the Very Large Telescope in Chile is picking out individual star clusters in a galaxy 12.9 million light years away.
Mars looks like it's reading from a Monty Python script: "Oi'm not dead yet; Oi'm getting bettah."
New York City is constructing an underground water treatment plant that will use the dissolved air flotation process to clean the water.
Once limited to movies, they head into the real world.
A new kind of census hopes to find the 1 billion people living off the grid.
Column: Intel and Yahoo are the latest to try to merge the two media. Why past efforts have failed.