Just because something’s tough doesn’t mean it’s strong.
A QR code, or “Quick Response” code, is the trademarked name for a certain type of barcode.
Drug researchers go along on a stochastic voyage.
BBC - Wealthy people are able to select elements of their offsprings genetic makeup by 2050. NBF - Selection based on genetic makeup will occur by 2023 for pre-implantation and by 2030 for selection of the egg or sperm via non-destructive methods an
The Tesla Model S proves that America can still innovate on four wheels. It’s the first all-electric vehicle to be fully designed, engineered, and manufactured in the US in more than a decade.
The BBC makes the prediction that we will possibly build a building as tall as ten thousand meters or as tall as Mount Everest. My real problem with that idea is that assuming it is possible, just why would we actually do it? There are far too many
Voice control may be the way of the future, but a new study finds that using voice-to-text is just as unsafe as texting behind the wheel.
What color is a mirror? How much does a video weigh? Michael Stevens, creator of the popular educational YouTube channel Vsauce, spends his day asking quirky questions like these.
April showers bring May flowers. But they also bring a lot of headaches, like soggy shoes and waterlogged smartphones. However, a recent innovation in nanotechnology could help dry out your springtime worries.
Two surprising grains of sand in a pair of meteorites that landed on Earth suggest they were formed in a single supernova that occurred billions of years ago, new research suggests.
The impending Supreme Court ruling on gene patents is creating uncertainty in the fledging genetic diagnostics sector.
Some clever biochemistry has led to the world’s first enzyme-based memory capable of learning, say biochemists computation.
A high-power circuit breaker could finally make DC power grids practical.
UK scientists are developing the whaling-inspired technology.
An FBI forensic video instructor reveals how investigators will sort through reams of video footage in preparation for the eventual trial of Dzhokar Tsarnaev.
There’s many reasons to password-protect — or encrypt — one’s digital data. Foremost among them is to protect it during a security breach.
Despite the advances made against many types of cancer, pancreatic cancer remains grimly resistant to treatment. Only about 4% of patients survive for 5 years, mainly because of the disease’s vicious ability to metastasize.
GE, the world’s largest manufacturer, is on the verge of using 3-D printing to make jet parts.
Doubling the efficiency of solar devices would completely change the economics of renewable energy. Here is a design that just might make it possible.
The gases help confirm it really was a nuclear test.
One man's experience with LED grow lights
Living neurons are coming up with better solutions for electricity distribution than people can.
Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz plays the investing game different from much of its VC cohort. Rather than scattering its money around a relatively large number of startups
Follow the advances in 3D printing technology.
Uncle Sam wants automakers to make it impossible for you to text your wife, check Facebook and watch a video while you’re driving — suggestions that could have just as much impact on mobile phone manufacturers as automakers.
The first Lamborghini was not a low-slung, overpowered sports car that looked like sex on wheels. It was a tractor, and a damn fine one at that.
An intrepid critter crew of geckos, mice and gerbils and other animals launched into orbit Friday (April 19) to begin a month-long Russian experiment to study how space travel affects living creatures.
The designers of the Pebble watch realized that a mobile phone is more useful if you don’t have to take it out of your pocket.
Thirty-four million people in the world are infected with HIV. Only eight million have access to life-saving drugs, and there’s no effective vaccine. Researchers at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard won’t rest until they find one.
Some cancer cell mutations can slow or halt tumor growth