In wealthy countries, people are staying active and in good health longer. It's unclear why rates of so many age-related diseases are dropping.
Pavegan tiles are presently powering lights at soccer fields, offices, and airports. Credit: Pavegan
People who would rather ingest marijuana than smoke it have plenty of options. You can buy weed-infused pasta sauce, chewing gum, beef jerky… even vegan caviar. The edibles market is big.
The DNA in every cell of your body houses an unfathomable amount of information.
Turbine engines are ideal technology for jets. They cram piles of power into a small, lightweight package, and have revolutionized air travel since their invention in the 1930s. Ian Wright sees them revolutionizing something else: garbage trucks.
Employees at San Francisco startup Nootrobox don't eat on Tuesdays.
"It turns out … that I'm really good at killing people." President Barack Obama (1961- ), (as reported in Reed Peeples, 'A President and his Drones', June 29, 2016, --a review of the book 'Objective Troy: A Terrorist, a President, a
It's summertime again, which means many of us will be spending a lot more time outdoors walking, biking, hiking, swimming, camping, kayaking -- anything to soak up as much sun as possible! But generally along with the great outdoors come bugs, inc
Called 'Virtual Actor', it is expected online within the next year and a half Machine will be used to play the role of a person, and set its own goals Will understand context of conversation and keep up with events Researchers will also create sim
Modern military aircraft are so complex that fighters like the F-35 Lightning II or the Typhoon take 20 years to go from drawing board to deployment at phenomenal costs.
A University of Washington partnership produced the largest DNA data trove to date
- and exposure is constant, doctors warn...(NaturalNews) Energy companies are billing them as the "green" solution to traditional meters. But are so-called "smart" meters really all that smart? And, more importantly, are they really as safe as we're
This is going to become more common everywhere… get ready to live in Minority Report.
It isn't only biblical figures who lived to well-seasoned ages of 900 years or more. Ancient texts from many cultures have listed life spans most modern people find simply and literally unbelievable. Some say it's due to misunderstandings in the
Root canals are always fun, right? In reality, word that you need a root canal is some of the worst news most people get at the dentist. Whenever your dentist tells you that's the next procedure you're going have to go through, two things are clear b
One of the principal reasons why civil liberties advocates try to sound the alarm about emerging technology is that it can very quickly progress from dystopian scenarios only found in science fiction, to elective consumer adoption in the name of effi
In India, where it gets hot enough to feel like a sauna just sitting in one's home and not everyone has access to electricity and central air conditioning, anything that can be done cheaply to make things even a little bit cooler can change
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Neck implant that gives a small shock help some patients go into complete remission
With the successful completion of final training sessions, three new Expedition 48 crew members confirmed their readiness for the upcoming flight to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard an upgraded Soyuz MS spacecraft. The crew is set to laun
Tampa Bay Area Departments are setting up audio sensors and enacting a "Zero Tolerance" policy towards celebratory gunfire this July Fourth weekend.
Have you been flirting with a computer program behind your wife's back?
The alleged weakening of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation appears to be triggering a growing amount of speculation about abrupt cooling, like the plot of the movie "The Day After Tomorrow".
Instant film, as inventive as it is, has largely been replaced by the digital display. And while you can take dozens of photos in minutes with your phone camera, pick the best one, and instantly share it with your pals online, there's probably stil
On a giant flat-screen TV in an old Emeryville, California warehouse, a floating orb fires red, blue, pink, and yellow beams into a honeycomb of hexagonal blocks. The blocks are black, white, and gray, but as the beams hit them, they change--flashin
More Hole in the ozone layer is finally 'healing' … Chlorine reacting with these beautiful stratospheric clouds over Antarctica is the cause of the hole in the ozone layer (Cynthia Spence/NSF) The ozone hole over Antarctica is finally "healin
Using a sauna after a refreshing swim - or yoga class - can be a relaxing treat, but are you aware just how beneficial a sweat session can be?
Some pretty out-there ideas have been put forward to protect swimmers from sharks lurking in busy coastal waters.
At $100,000 a head, the puppies frolicking around the fenced lawn in western Seoul don't come cheap--but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting.
Modern Formula 1 might lack the drama of days gone by, but drivers still need lightning reflexes to make sure they don't end up as an expensive installation in a tire wall.