Microscope photography gives us incredible views of everyday objects, exotic species and even ourselves that we would never be aware of on our own. But add movement to these images, and they come alive in amazing, beautiful and sometimes creepy ways.
The origins and destinations of the world's 215 million migrants
This is a whole new kind of waterproof.
An illustrated explanation of why the world's most obnoxious virus at least doesn't stick around all year.
According to Energomash chief executive Vladimir Solntsev, the Atsetam fuel will help increase the efficiency of rocket engines by at least one third in the future. He said that in particular, the new fuel may be used in upper-stage rocket engines
A new study of one of the universe's fundamental constants casts doubt on a popular theory of dark energy, scientists say.
The Army Corps of Engineers is nearly out of options for keeping a section of the upper Mississippi River flowing.
Safe from impact, safe from extreme temperatures, and just plain fun to watch
A new kind of liquid-repelling coating sends any liquid bouncing, rolling, or wicking away.
The Christian Science Monitor has a preview report from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Toyota and Audi are both preparing to show off cars with driverless technology at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Google has been working on driverless ca
"This could lead to strategies that enhance the regenerative potential of organs as individuals age and so increase their quality of life. Whether it serves to increase longevity is a question we are not yet in a position to answer."
The science fiction vision of stars flashing by as streaks when spaceships travel faster than light isn't what the scene would actually look like, a team of physics students says.
The same physics that governs the behaviour of photons and electrons may also improve online shopping recommendations, say researchers.
he year 2012 ended with an ignoble distinction. According to the United States' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), it was the worst year for West Nile virus since 2003. The CDCP says record-high temperatures could well have helped
The pubic lice may have met a predator it can’t overcome: the Brazilian bikini wax. As Bloomberg News reported on Sunday, an increased emphasis on pubic maintenance has diminished infestations of the crab-footed bugs.
Creating reliable data on the effects of the chemicals on mice is important to human health since people are frequently exposed to BPA and genistein and humans share similar biological functions with mice. BPA is a chemical used in certain plastic bo
On May 2, 2012, Junior Seau committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest. Junior Seau’s girlfriend found him in his home in Oceanside which is in the northern part of San Diego.
A story ripped from the pages of Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World," has become reality: 30 genetically modified babies were born.
After the news was released a new debate broke out about the ethics of some modern medical research.
Dravet syndrome is a severe myoclonic epilepsy whose onset occurs in infancy. Those with Dravet may have upwards of 100 seizures per day. The most intense episodes can last for 15 minutes to up to an hour. There is no known cure. The best available
But all of that changed, once scientists began to understand the chemical pathways in the brain. The morphology is still there, but now we know what the transmitter systems are. So we have a whole new brain only in the last 40 years to work with,” Be
A survey of leading thinkers shows that they are as far as ever from agreeing on the nature of reality
The LED may be the future of lighting, and they’re already pretty efficient, but they’ve got nothing on nature.
we might assume that developing a precognitive ability to discern which people would become the best partners could be conducive to procreation. Again, in an evolutionary sense, this sort of “evolved” ability to precognitively pick lovers might have
The big difference between the Lyft experience and the cab experience is supposedly friendliness. That’s why they bill themselves as ‘your friend with a car,’” Lyft driver Kate Dollarhyde told me. “A lot of my customers tell me they prefer Lyft becau
resveratrol stimulates the production of adult stem cells called endothelial progenitor cells. These stem cells are so powerful, they have the ability to seek out, repair and heal the trouble areas in the lining of your blood vessels called the endo
here is evidence for a whole new type of medicine in which DNA can be influenced and reprogrammed by words and frequencies WITHOUT cutting out and replacing single genes. Only 10% of our DNA is being used for building proteins. It is this subset of D
The world's first geneticallymodified humans have been created, it was revealed last night.
Absolute zero is often thought to be the coldest temperature possible. But now researchers show they can achieve even lower temperatures for a strange realm of "negative temperatures."
And when I read the FDA list of hazardous compounds in cigarette smoke and found not only polonium-210 (the radioactive element suspected in Arafat’s death) but two well-known isotopes of uranium best associated with nuclear reactors (uranium-235 an
People - real, caring people - need to regulate mental health in America; people who want to make a career out of helping others and can use their resources and connections to find a way to do so. This would most likely take place on a small scale, t