Despite the need to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions, the burning of coal hs only been accelerating.
A startup called Catabasis is developing drugs that hit diseases at multiple targets.
The researchers' vision is to take an old kidney and strip it of all its old cells to leave a honeycomb-like scaffold. The kidney would then be rebuilt with cells taken from the patient.
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.
It’s no secret that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs was keen on bringing the company’s technology to the automotive world
Senate planning vote on Internet sales tax bill
The North Korean bomb may be an uncomfortable fact of life, but so too is the US bomb, notes Barakawi.
Everyone wants to know what Google Glass is good for. I’ve figured it out: It’s the killer app for your car.
In an earlier era, law enforcement might not have identified the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing so rapidly.
The mostly composite airliner from Boeing has been grounded since January after a pair of incidents involving the lithium ion batteries used on the airplane.
The annual Lyrid meteor shower will peak tonight (April 21) and early Monday, but the moon's bright light may spoil the celestial fireworks display.
With more and more Earth-like alien planets being discovered around the galaxy, humanity should now start planning out the next steps in its hunt for far-flung alien life, researchers say.
Anyone who has been in a long-distance relationship knows that while Skyping with your significant other is certainly nice, it lacks one of the more exciting benefits of being in relations. That benefit being the one derived from the sense of touch.
Getting busy might sound like a good way to pass the time on long space journeys, but it may not be the best idea, experts say.
Stanford researchers conceive of panel that ejects building heat into space.
Google tries to use its buying clout to prod utilities to offer renewable energy option.
Police can obtain huge quantities of social network data, but must sort out the junk to glean useful information.
Biomimetic nanoparticles could be an effective treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Completely autonomous vehicles will remain a fantasy for years. Until they’re here, we need technology that enhances human drivers’ abilities rather than making those abilities increasingly obsolete.
Interactions between hundreds of wind turbines make power output difficult to predict.
Ads that follow you from one website to another are increasingly common, but in the rush for more tailored advertising, age-old wisdom may be lost.
Storing video and other files more intelligently reduces the demand on servers in a data center.
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Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), the primary type of fat found within coconut oil, have been found to boost cognitive performance in older adults suffering from memory disorders as serious as Alzheimer’s — and not after months or even days of treat
Researchers are plugging in smokers, alcoholics, and even crack addicts to expose them to a relapse environment--and teach them how to deal with it. Will it work?
Software that spots colored cars and hats, and even specific the ages and genders, helps analysts comb through hours of surveillance footage.
A team of Australian engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has demonstrated a quantum bit based on the nucleus of a single atom in silicon, promising dramatic improvements for data processing in ultra-powerful quantum computers of th
You seriously have no idea how many more sharks are killed by people than people are killed by sharks.
A new species of dinosaur has been discovered in Madagascar that roamed the India-Madagascar land mass 90 million years ago when the continent was isolated in the middle of the ocean.
Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Kansas State University have demonstrated a spray-on mixture of carbon nanotubes and ceramic that has unprecedented ability to resist damage while absorbing laser light.