The exoplanet's predicted mass is only four to five times that of Jupiter.
Motorized Legos fight under human or computer command.
Turns out the man-eating bird was real.
Traditionally, concept cars are superficial beasts, showing off an automaker's latest style, eventually watered down and rationalized before they hits the road.
Solar-powered cellphone batteries may soon be able to almost double the battery life of mobile technology, and batteries could be recharged without being plugged in.
A newly discovered gaseous planet has been directly photographed orbiting a star about 300 light-years from Earth.
Mountain glaciers are like giant sandpaper blocks, scouring their valley homes as they advance and retreat.
Science fiction may well become reality with the development of a real life Iron Man suit that would allow astronauts or extreme thrill seekers to space dive from up to 62 miles (100 km) above the Earth‘s surface at the very edge of space, and safely
th total body fat and weight gain were reduced -- even though food intake was not restricted. Blood glucose, cholesterol, fatty acid, triglyceride and liver fat were lower as well.
The question of how people can live and work together well on a mission to Mars may turn out to be one of the biggest challenges of deep-space exploration.
A Wyoming high school student who built a nuclear reactor in his dad's garage was disqualified from the International Science and Engineering Fair this month on a technicality. His crime: competing in too many science fairs.
Bed bugs may soon become a more manageable pest, as they may fall victim to new science that mimics bean plant leaves.
Jerry Rosman, a pig farmer in Iowa, tells his story about how his swine started have "psuedo-pregnancies" after being fed GM corn.
A chemist developed bulletproof paint with rice husks that she claims will allow for thinner and lighter bulletproof vests.
Proteins secreted only in the brain may act as a Valium-like brake on certain types of epileptic seizures, according to a new study led by scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Chemists are hailing a technique capable of capturing an atomic-scale image of a chemical before and after it reacts as a major breakthrough in the world of science.
Bracelet tells docs when they’ve sufficiently washed their hands
What's worse than a super fast, almost too-realistic robot spider hopping around in real-life?
The first study, led in London by the Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD), the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, compared LAMP to existing laboratory diagnostic methods on 705 blood sampl
Research indicates that a healthy vagus nerve is vital in experiencing empathy and fostering social bonding, and it is crucial to our ability to observe, perceive, and make complex decisions. Tests have revealed that people with impaired vagal activi
As a teenager in the early 90s, Peter Chu was obsessed with an online game called DikuMUD. He spent countless hours playing this Dungeons-and-Dragons-like computer creation, but playing wasn’t enough.
A sequence of radar images of asteroid 1998 QE2 was obtained on the evening of May 29, 2013, by NASA scientists using the 230-foot (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif., when the asteroid was about 3.75 million miles (6 million k
So-called quantum computers are designed to quickly crunch numbers that would take a person a lifetime or longer—for instance, mapping trillions of amino acids for futuristic drug cures or making sense of the avalanche of public data we create daily.
Carpenter Richard van As made his own digits after losing his fingers in an accident. Now he's helping kids by 3D-printing prosthetics and running an Indiegogo campaign.
Better spaceship protection will be needed to keep astronauts safe.
A new material controlled by light may help scientists build better soft-bodied robots.
Or some kind of downtime, at least. Two studies find negative effects for MLB players when they get worn out.
Wind and solar get all the attention, but a key path to lowering emissions involves finding a less expensive way to do carbon capture.
An electronic WristBand will track people around Disney World; contactless wallets like Google’s allow similar data collection in the real world.
NASA is ready to award $1.5 million in prizes next week for robotic rovers that can skillfully navigate mock alien terrain and collect samples all by themselves.