Shall we take bets on how the ancient-alien conspiracy theorists will spin this one?
A simple illusion caused subjects to mentally process an extra hand.
You will never want to fly again.
A researcher wants to reverse your choices before you even know you've made them.
Champa, a 3-year-old Asiatic black bear, was operated on to cure hydrocephalus.
Experts gathered this week at Stanford’s Law School to discuss the robot revolution.
Mice tap into their own neural reward circuits with the help of a new optogenetics device.
New electronic tattoos could help monitor health during normal daily activities.
Hybrid materials made of cardiac cells and carbon nanotubes might patch damaged hearts and provide muscle for robots made of living tissues.
Thanks to extensive genetic engineering, drugmakers can now brew large vats of the malaria drug artemisinin, stabilizing the world supply.
Can a booming “crypto-currency” really compete with conventional cash?
Sol Voltaics plans to make a nanowire-laden ink to boost solar panel efficiency using a rapid manufacturing process.
We see no reason to doubt this.
A 'bracelet' made of magnetic titanium beads has greatly improved the lives of some chronic heartburn sufferers. It's implanted at the base of the esophagus and reinforces the weakened muscle that allows acid to splash back up.
The mapping of telomerase is an important discovery, because telomerase is one of the very basic enzymes in cell biology. It relengthens the telomeres so that they get the same length as before embarking on cell division.
Those bright safety reflectors, aka “retroreflectors,” on sneakers, running apparel and bike fenders are taking on an illuminating new role: detecting bioterrorism threats and diagnosing everyday infectious diseases.
A site in China contains 190-million-year old organic remains from non-avian dinosaurs and dinosaur embryos, and some of the world’s oldest known eggshells, according to a new study.
The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, took to the seas once more on Thursday – this time, in the name of science.
Google announced Tuesday that its experimental superfast Internet service will spread to Austin, the Texas home of a South By Southwest festival beloved by technology trendsetters.
Summers in the northern hemisphere are now warmer than at any period in six centuries, according to climate research published on Wednesday in the science journal Nature.
US scientists on Wednesday said they had used baker’s yeast to make a key ingredient of malaria drugs, a feat that could iron out fluctuations in supply caused by sourcing the chemical from a Chinese herb.
President Barack Obama’s budget proposal released on Wednesday would boost funds for major science and health programs while making small cuts at NASA and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The 175th and final wind turbine was installed at the London Array offshore wind farm in December of 2012, but was finally commissioned this week.
Scientists said Wednesday they have figured out how to recognize pain in brain scans, possibly paving the way for future tests that could accurately gauge its severity.
British scientist Robert Edwards, who was awarded a Nobel prize for his pioneering work in developing in vitro fertilisation (IVF), died on Wednesday aged 87, his university announced.
The best defense is a good offense, unless you have lasers, in which case the best defense is lasers.
Trends spotted at the 2013 Sea-Air-Space Exposition
A new study suggests seasonal changes have a much bigger impact on mental health than previously thought.
A beehive buzzes with thousands of genetically similar female honeybees. Some nurse their queen and her eggs while others fly out in search of pollen and nectar.
A modular, open-source workhorse to help rebuild civilization.