(NaturalNews) Scientists are beginning to uncover the mechanisms by which plants -- which depend upon sunlight to provide them with energy -- protect themselves from the damaging effects of the sun's ultraviolet rays.
Nearly all of the teams trying to build a "pod" that will work in Elon Musk's futuristic hyperloop transportation tubes spent months toiling away together in university classrooms engineering their designs. One of the teams, however, only met e
(NaturalNews) According to a recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey, male bass are experiencing sex changes due to chemicals that are found in most waterways across Northeast National Wildlife Refuges.
Ever try Googling someone only to come up with basic information and maybe a link or two to an outdated social media profile? There's a new website going around that promises to reveal much more than just a simple google search can show you.
China National Chemical Corp. is nearing an agreement to buy Swiss pesticide-and-seeds-maker Syngenta AG for about 43.7 billion francs ($42.8 billion) as the state-backed company extends its buying spree with what would be the biggest-ever acquisitio
Aerogel is the material of the future-- if you can make it work for you. The substance, a foam made of mostly air and either silica or carbon, is great for insulating, but it's traditionally been brittle and difficult to work with.
With the development of photonic chips and nano-optics, the old ground glass lenses can't keep up in the race toward miniaturization.
Britain just gave a team of scientists the all-clear to proceed with research that involves genetically modifying human embryos, a controversial move that's likely to set off an ethical debate, Reuters reports.
In a landmark ruling, researchers have received approval from British regulators to conduct gene editing ("genetic modification") on human embryos.
Expert believes super humans called Homo optimus will talk to machines and be 'digitally immortal' by 2050
A few weeks into sixth grade, Colman Chadam had to leave school because of his DNA.
The so-called science supporting global warming is a massive fraud and far from "settled" as the Al Gores of the world claim. But, it you tell the lie often enough, many people will believe it. What makes these critics different is that they are
The great reverse engineering expedition
Offers a potential treatment for the cause of most U.S. hospital infections
On Ancient Babylonian tablets, a precursor of calculus
The hype is real
We live in an age of plastics, but even after a century of progress, most polymers still come in a single, homogenous form with basic properties.
A team at Stanford claims to have made a battery breakthrough that could boost the performance of lithium-ion batteries and also make them smaller and lighter.
Phase 1 of the much-anticipated Hyperloop competition is finally here. This weekend, teams from around the world will gather at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, to showcase their best ideas for a pod for the hypothetical tube-based tra
airborne Ebola. Group of scientists gave standing ovation for plan to kill 90 percent of human population with airborne Ebola
War may be as old as time itself, but the technology behind it seems to be developing at a breakneck speed. And in the United States, cyborg soldiers are inching closer and closer to reality, as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) s
With cells from a patient's own skin
A versatile origami fold could be the key to creating just about any structure, from the nanoscale to full-scale buildings, according to new engineering research out this week. A team at Harvard says the key is a folding pattern known as the Miura-or
Clues about causes for a mysterious disease
Because it wasn't enough to piss off every major television broadcaster in America with his last company, Aereo, now Chet Kanojia is taking on the country's biggest Internet providers with a new start-up called Starry.
global populist revolts. (NaturalNews) In the next generation or so, highly capable robots will obliterate America's middle class by displacing tens of millions of workers.
TN Note: One key take-a-way from this article is that "the main impetus behind the ramped up industrialization in Germany lies not so much with the consumer, but the potential benefits to multinational industrialists that will be its earliest adopt
One afternoon in December, Giphy's two dozen staff members gathered around a long picnic table in their Lower East Side Manhattan office for a year-in-review meeting.
inventions actually find their way into people's hands. Microsoft is in a race with Google and Facebook to establish the strongest hold over people's digital lives. The changes at Microsoft Research resemble how its younger Silicon Valley rivals ha
Warren Buffett controls Nevada's legacy utility. Elon Musk is behind the solar company that's upending the market. Let the fun begin.