A mind-controlled prosthetic leg was put to the test this weekend by a man who used it to climb 103 flights of stairs to the top of Chicago's Willis Tower, one of the world's tallest skyscrapers.
With the U.S. Military reporting a record number of amputations, researchers around the globe are working frantically to find the best way to fill the void left behind.
Medard's work "is an important breakthrough that promises to significantly improve bandwidth and quality-of-experience for cellular data users experiencing poor signal coverage," says Dipankar "Ray" Raychaudhuri, director or the Winlab at Rutger
The new equipment looks like handles on a coffee mug - except they attach to a vessel containing a million-degree plasma that is literally too hot to handle. Most people know about nuclear fission, the commercial type of nuclearpower generated fro
At a recent competition he did 57 dips, 61-chin-ups and even pulled off 48 abdominal crunches in 45 seconds. If Eugster's routine sounds extremely impressive, that's because he's a human anomaly. Most seniors in their 90s are advised to avoid l
History, they say, is written by the victors, but that's cold comfort to the men and women x-ed out by the editor's pen.
According to astronomers, the big bang created both time and space about 14 billion years ago.
g: one by shutting down the remembering system, and the other by facilitating the remembering system to occupy awareness with a substitute memory," study research
Scientists sequenced the barley genome recently. Will this make for better beer? Or are the implications more nuanced?
Back in the 1970's "science" was firm-the earth was undergoing climate change.
Engineers could use the technology to produce the fastest Internet ever.
Deployed off the coast of New Jersey earlier this week, the modified Wave Glider robot gathered realtime data from Sandy as the storm approached landfall Monday.
Scientists have published the full genetic sequences of more than 1,000 people from 14 countries, creating the most complete inventory of the millions of variations between people’s DNA sequences ever assembled.
Archaeologists in eastern Bulgaria say they have unearthed the oldest prehistoric town ever found in Europe, along with an ancient salt production site that gives a strong clue about why massive riches were discovered in the region.
These House and Senate candidates don't like that book learnin'.
Though downgraded to a post-tropical storm, Sandy continues to pummel the East Coast of the United States.
Fighting hail with chemicals, combatting tornadoes with computers, and other weather-battling techniques from the PopSci archive
The village of Tanjung Batu Laut seems to grow out of a mangrove swamp on an island off the coast of Malaysian Borneo.
, but it was something you looked past because all your training had told you this was impossible. So, it had created this blind spot in your medical knowledge.
I will look at my students in a whole different light after reading this article of how older mice receiving the blood from younger mice had improved learning and memory.
When people need a material that’s strong yet lightweight, they usually look to carbon fiber.
Albert Einstein is one of history's brightest minds, but recently, two girls too young to drive both bested his alleged IQ score of 160.
Including a pepper-spraying iPhone, an illustrated guide to eating a Triceratops, and more
Less than a month into their Kickstarter project to build a “friendly, affordable 3-D printer,” Panda Robotics has canceled their seemingly on-track campaign for PandaBot.
w MOF manufacturing techniques have been limited as they are costly, slow and require large quantities of solvents, which can be toxic and harmful to the environmen
Young children nearly universally seem to think that closing or covering their eyes makes them invisible to others. Cambridge researchers are finding out why.
Dinosaurs still walk — and fly — among us: We call them birds.
Modern buildings with floor-to-ceiling windows give spectacular views, but they require a lot of energy to cool.
The unlucky no longer need to rely on friends with Sharpies to decorate casts — they can tattoo their fiberglass forearms with cartoon characters, fluorescent pink tiger stripes, or most impressively, custom X-ray images.
People who know silicon understand that electronics are only possible because it can be p- and n-doped (positive and negative), and we're learning how this can be done on graphene.