cars
Who Does This Self-Driving Cadillac CT6 Belong To?

An anonymous tipster shared a photo of a Cadillac CT6, outfitted with autonomous driving sensors and scanners, which they spotted parked in Pittsburgh yesterday. Read More >>

cars
Cadillac Has a Tesla-Like Autopilot Competitor It Promises Is Definitely Safe

General Motors announced today that the new Cadillac CT6 will include a “Super Cruise” feature — described by the company as “the industry’s first true hands-free driving technology for the highway.” The technology is similar to Tesla’s Autopilot feature that lets people take their hands off the wheel when they’re driving in highway settings. But this type of driver-assistance capability is still new, and it falls in a legal grey area if it’s involved in a crash. Read More >>

uber
Soon You Won’t Need to Own a Car to Be an Uber Driver

Uber is partnering with the car-sharing service Maven (which is owned and operated by General Motors) to let Uber drivers rent GM vehicles on a weekly basis. The business will cost drivers $179 (£145) plus taxes and fees, and driver will not incur any extra fees for using the car for personal use. Read More >>

science
Yes, This Lime is Red on the Inside

Do not adjust your monitor: this lime is weirdly red on the inside. In fact, the fruit is genetically engineered to create proteins that provide the colour, as well as potentially making the lime more health-giving. Read More >>

cars
General Motors Want to Make Cars Autonomous By 2016

General Motors (GM) is already taking technology in cars seriously, but it has plans to take it to the next level, and soon. Yesterday, the company announced that in less than two years its cars will communicate with each other — and hopefully even drive themselves. Read More >>

science
Scientists Genetically Modified Trees So They Can Make Greener Paper

Wood scientists just announced an exciting breakthrough in tree research. They've come up with a way to make more environmentally friendly paper—by genetically modifying trees. And it's not just the paper industry that will benefit. Read More >>

sports
Wind Tunnel Testing Pushes Sochi Skiers Slope Skills

General Motors' wind tunnels aren't only used to test the aerodynamics of the carmaker's latest vehicles. Here we see a member of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team working to improve his tuck position so he's as streamlined as possible as he streaks down a mountain. [FastLane] Read More >>

android
Google is Taking Android to the Car With Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai

Google has just announced that it's joining forces with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia to create the Open Automotive Alliance. In other words, it's planning to take Android to the automobile. Read More >>

science
Monsanto Weedkiller and GM Maize Linked to Tumour Risk

A new study suggests that the world's best-selling weedkiller and the GM maize resistant to it are linked to increased risk of tumour growth, multiple organ damage and premature death. Read More >>

science
Meet Peng Peng, the World’s First Genetically-Spliced Worm-Sheep

It sounds like something out of science fiction; splicing DNA from one animal into another to create some sort of genetic hybrid, but Peng Peng the sheep has made it science fact. The adorable newly-cloned lamb has become the first sheep to have a bit of a worm spliced into him, making him the very first worm-sheep on the planet. Read More >>