The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is offering $100,000 to anyone who can make a condom people actually like to use - a "next-generation" condom.
Hook Theory mined data to see how chords are used, then mapped them.
Good luck getting every team right! (No, seriously. You need the luck.)
Large groups of humans emulate natural phenomena in surprising ways, especially when faced with extreme conditions such as riots, rock concerts, or earthquakes.
A professional medical geneticists group recommends that certain genetic risk factors be examined in all medical DNA sequence tests.
Since cells are the bricks and mortar from which all living tissue and organs are made, to understand degenerative and metabolic disease you must become familiar with the miniature world of the cell and how they are able to perform baffling chemica
Water acting weird
Walmart is a technology company. Let’s just put that out there right now.
In physics, there is an axiom that goes something like this: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
The recurring plagues known as the “Black Death,” which decimated medieval peoples, could return in modern times as antibiotic-resistant forms of of the virus have emerged, a study warns.
Scientists say they have developed a tiny blood-testing device that sits under the skin and gives instant results via a mobile phone.
"Because the world's a much brighter place when you're not bright for it."
Some of the studies showing that the drugs improve memory have been done in mice. For example, the statin drug simvastatin (Zocor®) fully restored short- and long-term memory in adult mice in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). This same eff
Using a collection of sensors placed all over the body, the SpiderSense suit detects objects in the environment and warns the wearer when anything gets too close
Due to the complexity of animal vision — and mammalian vision in particular — repairing damaged eyes is one of the most challenging aspects of modern medicine.
Using a nanoscale drum, scientists have built a laser that uses sound waves instead of light like a conventional laser.
On Friday at a National Geographic sponsored TEDx conference, scientists met in Washington, D.C. to discuss which animals we should bring back from extinction
Whole Foods said out loud what just about every grocery store, supermarket, and big box health food store is really doing – selling GMOs disguised as “healthy” food. You can do it, just don’t talk about it.
"They allow us to construct extremely energy-efficient and robust processors that are able to learn by themselves," Thomas said, suggesting principles taken from nature can be recreated in technological systems to develop a neuromorphic or nerve-
In order to infect cells, flu viruses bind onto sugars on the cell surface. To be able to spread they need to remove these sugars. The new drug works by preventing the virus from removing sugars and blocking the virus from infecting more cells. It is
A new Lockheed Martin project promises to cheaply and easily turn seawater into drinking water.
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin faced some flak recently when he announced he was starting a new company in the already crowded field of digital payments
Patients can turn off an experimental treatment if side effects get too bad.
A program called Scribe harnesses humans on the Internet to generate speech captions in under five seconds.
A light-sensitive polymer could offer a new way to develop artificial retinas.
Water in faults vaporizes during an earthquake, depositing gold, according to a model which provides a quantitative mechanism for the link between gold and quartz seen in many of the world's gold deposits, said a geophysicist at the
More than 6,000 liver transplants are performed each year in the United States.
A brief history of the foundation of life, distilled to its foundation.
"In five to 10 years... you're going to be able to print DNA and tissue."
Ink that conducts electricity; a window that turns from clear to opaque at the flip of a switch; a jelly that makes music. All this stuff exists, and Catarina Mota says: It's time to play with it.