Duke Engines' incredibly compact, lightweight valveless axial engine
When former Google employee Will Scott had the chance to visit the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, he also purchased a copy of North Korea's "Red Star 3" operating system before returning to America. Little was publicly known about Re
China plans to build a superior collider
Despite having one of the world's largest rivers running the length of its country, Egypt lacks the fresh water needed to supply its growing population.
Titanium and silicone may someday surpass flesh and blood
Impressively, the substance changes color when it comes into contact with and absorbs mercury, which means it could also be used to detect whether waterways are polluted.
Physicists working at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have discovered a new phase of matter with a highly unusual arrangement of electrons that could see the creation of innovative electronic devices with novel functionalities never
High-amplitude sound waves generate an 'acoustic hologram' that can suspend a 4mm-wide polystyrene ball in space
Could alien life survive on Saturn's moon?
A quick jolt of fear, pain -- and then a mysterious process that sees the brain have an extra jolt of life just before it dies forever
A question that will plague the autonomous car industry
It was 2009 when Clay Alexander, a thermal scientist who had recently sold a lightbulb design to GE, was in his kitchen staring at his plate of recently cooked scrambled eggs, which had already gone cold. He thought to himself:
Adderall is a dangerous stimulant, but Dr. Anderson, a pediatrician for many poor families in Cherokee County, north of Atlanta, prescribes Adderall whether his patients have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or not when he hears they are suff
I trained for many years with other prominent physicians labeled "opinion makers." Bombarded with scientific literature, continually attending education seminars, we opinion makers insisted heart disease resulted from the simple fact of elevated
Life Has Never Been Better -- Especially for Women
A team from the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has created a 2D laser just one molecule thick that promises to make significant advances in ultra-compact photonic components ....
Should people stop freaking out about genetic privacy and let life-saving innovation happen?
Chinese scientists have created genetically-engineered, extra-muscular dogs, after editing the genes of the animals for the first time.
The potential for replacing aging or damaged eye lenses with artificial lenses that do more than just restore eyesight has long been recognized.
Here's the breathless headline: "Scientists claim they can change your belief on immigrants and God -- with MAGNETS."
Your DNA may not be on file with the governments. But your relatives' likely are. And close matches with their DNA can get you on the government radar for crimes FAST! And erroneously...not that the infallible government cares.
This video shows how quantum computers work (in theory).
The healing process was three years long right before doctors send him home to spend his last days with his loved ones. Due to the fact that there was no effect of chemotherapy and doctors did not offer alternatives to treat cancer, John began to
Terms to describe the strange world of quantum physics have come to be quite common in our lexicon.
Computers have been working in a similar fashion for the past 80 years. But that could be about to change.
The Dutch team who have grown the world's first burger in a lab say they hope to have a product on sale in five years.
Imagine a future where prosthetics wearers could tell the difference between a limp or firm handshake.
A Michigan State University research team has finally created a truly transparent solar panel -- a breakthrough that could soon usher in a world where windows, panes of glass, and even entire buildings could be used to generate solar energy.