In the waters off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to generate electricity.
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工業技術研究院) said Wednesday that its technology for preventing the explosion of lithium-ion batteries has been adopted by a Taiwanese company that has built a battery exclusively for Sharp's home surveillance robot.
Virtual reality has arrived for real at the Tokyo Game Show, one of the world's biggest exhibitions for the latest in fun and games.
Men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation, finds a major study that directly tested and compared these options.
A study presented at a scientific congress Thursday reported a link between long naps and a higher risk of diabetes, though it couldn't say if daytime sleeping was a symptom or a cause.
Vast coral reefs surrounding this island are considered by many experts to be the healthiest and best-protected in the Caribbean, and that makes Bonaire an ideal spot to test whether 3D printing technology can help preserve these vital marine habitats around the world.
Taipei has been ranked 11th in the Ericsson Networked Society City Index 2016, which measures the performance of 41 cities globally based on sustainable urban development and information and communications technology (ICT) maturity.
The first NASA explorer of its kind took off on a seven-year quest Thursday, chasing after a big, black, unexplored asteroid to gather a few handfuls of gravel for return to Earth.
Professor Chiao Chuan-chin (焦傳金), director of the Institute of Systems Neuroscience at the National Tsing Hua University, left, and his student Yang Can-yi pose with sea creatures in this undated photo released by the university.
SEMICON Taiwan 2016 kicked off Wednesday with about 600 semiconductor firms from around the world in a three-day trade show in Taipei.