When light slows to the speed of a stroll, things get very, very strange.
Ask anyone to name an iconic scientist and most people will say Albert Einstein.
An ultrathin electrode spun from a single carbon fiber can record neurons in living animals.
It’s 2025 and an American “triple canopy” of advanced surveillance and armed drones fills the heavens from the lower- to the exo-atmosphere.
When new planets are discovered beyond the solar system, they often get boring designations such as HD 85512b or Gliese 667Cc.
When a virus such as influenza invades our bodies, interferon proteins are among the first immune molecules produced to fight off the attack.
Resveratrol, a compound found commonly in grape skins and red wine, has been shown to have several beneficial effects on human health, including cardiovascular health and stroke prevention.
In middle-aged people, a link may exist between weakened memory and genetic traits associated with obesity, raising the possibility that extra pounds change how our brains work, a new study suggests.
“We’re well past physics,” Klunder said, echoing a mantra for the Office of Naval Research’s laser specialists. Now, the questions surrounding a weapon once thought to be purely science fiction sound almost pedestrian. “We’re just going through the i
The impact is so acute it kills ninety per cent of the parasites in just three hours and all those tested in laboratory samples of infected human blood cells, within twelve hours.
he still believes that EEStor's achievement of extremely high permittivity (in excess of K=8 million) is the first he is aware of in a commercial environment and in a plant capable of scale production. Mr. Galvagni also advised ZE
"I'll See You in My Dreams" is an old song that's much loved. Now scientists have managed to "see" dreams using sophisticated scanner technology.
Scanning the brains of three sleeping people with functional neuroimaging technology, a team
A new exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art celebrates Kubrick's pioneering embrace of cutting-edge technologies, from Steadicams to NASA satellite lenses.
President Barack Obama is still in power, which is good news for NASA, whose budget, strategy and missions may have been revised under defeated Republication presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Parts for the rocket engines of NASA’s Space Launch System will be created using a method of 3D-printing known as selective laser melting.
It will likely take a decade, but improvements to lithium-ion batteries could lead to much cheaper EVs.
Researchers at Rice University and Lockheed Martin may have developed a low-cost method of creating longer-lasting, high-capacity lithium-ion batteries.
The organ-mimicking microdevice may one day reduce the need for animal testing.
Nanoparticles offer a solution to a key problem with splitting water with sunlight to generate hydrogen.
If only cyclists and motorists could read each other’s minds. Think how much better it would be out on the road.
Supreme Court justices are to meet privately Friday to weigh whether they will hear a major genetic-privacy case testing whether authorities may take DNA samples from anybody arrested for a serious crime.
“Prolonged overproduction of the hormone FGF21 causes mice to live extraordinary long lives without requiring a decrease in food intake. It mimics the health benefits of dieting without having to diet,” said co-author Dr. David Mangelsdorf, chairman
To his surprise it did. The prototype he constructed significantly out-performed flat solar panels. His research revealed that the spiral model captured as much as 2.5 more hours of sunlight.
You Think Nate Silver Was Impressive? A Princeton Neuroscientist PERFECTLY Nailed The Popular Vote
SPACE.com asked scientists, photographers, authors and space leaders for their favorite space photos.
No, it’s not a grunge band—it’s a powdery binding agent that mixes with gravel, sand, and water to form the hardened slab we call concrete.
We're tampering with genes to cure a rare metabolic disorder--and that's likely just the beginning.
Buying and selling organs is illegal, but one Canadian researcher thinks a financial incentive for organ donors is the way to save lives.
Fish Mox is an antibiotic for aquariums and fish care. Certain brands of it match that of human consumption medications which could prove as an excellent backup during emergency situations.
a surface covered with tiny bumps or posts just 10 micrometers (millionths of a meter) across, about the size of a red blood cell - and a coating of a lubricant, such as oil. The tiny spaces between the posts hold the oil in place through capillary