Latest from Dominic Basulto

5 futuristic oddities from the weird world of wearable tech

New tech products include exoskeletons, portable mind monitors and smart textiles.
  • Feb 1, 2016

What zebras and their mysterious stripes can teach innovators

Why do zebras have their stripes? It has nothing at all to do with being wild or daring.
  • Jan 28, 2016

Global innovation may have a 1 percent problem

Technological progress was supposed to level the playing field for everyone, but has it?
  • Jan 21, 2016

What the world’s best cities will look like in 2030

Here's how cities can prepare for aging populations.
  • Jan 19, 2016

Eating poop pills could make you thin. Seriously.

Gut bacteria from the stool samples of thin people could help treat obesity.
  • Jan 14, 2016

How NASA’s planetary defense officer will protect Earth from asteroids

The job includes tracking the skies for deadly asteroids and comets.
  • Jan 13, 2016

How 3D printers can help undo the destruction of ISIS

Archaeologists and 3D-printing enthusiasts are cleverly finding ways to preserve landmarks.
  • Jan 7, 2016

The 10 edgiest innovation ideas of 2016

The list includes cloning a wooly mammoth and making designer humans.
  • Jan 6, 2016

LeBron James is helping virtual reality enter the mainstream

If it wants mainstream acceptance, virtual reality must emphasize experiences rather than games.
  • Dec 29, 2015

5 things you should know about the plan to open source artificial intelligence

OpenAI is a new type of non-profit artificial intelligence research company. But will it succeed?
  • Dec 24, 2015