Thanks to researchers and scientists from the University of Washington, human space travel to Mars may soon be achievable.
Zhang and his team have succeeded in using xylose, the most abundant simple plant sugar, to produce a large quantity of hydrogen that previously was attainable only in theory. Zhang’s method can be performed using any source of biomass.
Will tomorrow’s jets and drones be powered by the same technology currently used in toy hovercrafts?
Controlling another living animal with just your brain. It's a little bit scary!
Though still a concept, this robot lifeguard should be one robot people are grateful to see coming.
There are numerous plants that contain psychoactive tryptamines, and so far as I am aware, none of these plants are themselves specifically scheduled. Below I make mention of a few of the plants that contain higher amounts of DMT and 5-MeO-DMT, and I
"In traditional Chinese medicine, they feel your pulse, look at your tongue and smell your breath," he told BBC News. "There are trained dogs who can sniff cancer with a fairly good hit-rate - but the dog doesn't tell you what the compounds are
It was a Friday evening at the University of Manchester and scientists Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov were conducting the sort of playful experiment for which they’ve earned a reputation.
A NASA scientist claims to be on the verge of faster-than-light travel: is he for real?
3D printing has grown in sophistication since the late 1970s; TED Fellow Skylar Tibbits is shaping the next development, which he calls 4D printing, where the fourth dimension is time.
Physicists have nudged electrons to change their spin in just quadrillionths of a second, the fastest ever achieved and a basic-science feat that could lead to faster computer processing and storage.
Chad Stearns and Ryan McDermott (members of the local hackerspace group HeatSync Labs) come in studio to talk about the lab, the concept, the future.
It used to be that what happened in your dreams was your own little secret.
Tackling rising oceans with style
This is a lecture from the Nanomanufacturing course at the University of Michigan, taught by Prof. John Hart.
In October 2010 the Nobel Prize for Physics was won by Andre Geim and Constantin Novoselov at Manchester University for their work on graphene
And by 2020, the solar industry will have completely "paid back" the energy it took to produce the world's panels.
Roadrunner, the first petaflop computer, is being decommissioned at the ripe old age of five.
Researchers create a virtual environment system in which you can pick up fake objects with real effort.
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer's first results could be evidence of dark matter.
An excerpt from Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, a new book about a town in New Jersey devastated by industrial pollution
Now on Kickstarter: a house that opens up when it's light out, and folds back in when it turns cold.
A man who spent 42 years in prison walked free yesterday, released because the evidence that he had committed arson was faulty.
Ready-made spare parts, waste recycling, 3-D printed human ears: the Navy of the future will have it all.
In 15 minutes, this device can identify biological threats in a sample of blood.
Tackling rising oceans with style
"My mind is occupied. Please call back later."
An integrated circuit that adjusts to damage shows a way to make ordinary chips more efficient and reliable.
A contest to improve flight arrival estimates is the first step in a plan to automate in-flight decisions.
A microfluidic device that captures circulating tumor cells could give doctors a noninvasive way to diagnose and track cancers.