Scientists may not know for certain whether life exists in outer space, but new research from a team of scientists led by a University of South Florida astrobiologist now shows that one key .......
HTC has developed an innovation called Fetch, and has filed an application for its trademark in Taiwan’s NCC.
Peru's University of Engineering and Technology has designed a billboard that creates clean drinking water from atmospheric humidity.
Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries have been under development for years, and have already demonstrated the ability to store 400 Wh per kg of batteries.
Can the City That Never Sleeps become the City That Never Dies? A Russian multimillionaire thinks so. Dmitry Itskov gathered some of humanity's best brains in New York City to discuss how humans can get their minds to outlive their bodies.
From destroying your memory to being a gateway drug, scientists doubt the common misconceptions about pot
Unique odors from human skin cells can be used to identify melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and may lead to early, non-invasive detection and diagnosis of the disease, according to new research from the Monell Center ....
As gardeners around the United States tend to their flowers or herbs, leaf-cutter ants are actively cultivating gardens of fungus and bacteria as a source of food and shelter.
Fossil fuels are formed from the remains of plants and animals that died hundreds of millions of years ago, buried and transformed by heat and pressure.
The day's not too far off that a smartphone, instead of providing on-screen driving directions, could guide someone to her destination with a little nudge. Literally.
the presence of segments of Gene VI “might result in unintended phenotypic changes”. They reached this conclusion because similar fragments of Gene VI have already been shown to be active on their own (e.g. De Tapia et al. 1993). In other words, the
Slow down a supercell, add some angelic music, and it almost looks welcoming.
Baby daddies of the world rejoice. What I always thought was just a myth perpetuated by men may actually be true.
Naturally occurring genes cannot be patented, but synthetic ones can.
What is Metadata?
During the test, the WaveRider’s scramjet engine ignited high above the Pacific Ocean, thrusting the demonstrator to a speed of nearly 6,245 kilometers per hour (KPH), just over five times the speed of sound. Scramjet stands for supersonic combustion
Technically a chemical weapon, tear gas is seeing heavy use in Turkish protests.
While many graduate students spend days in a lab or in front of a computer, Roger Putnam, a master's candidate at the University of North Carolina, spent up to three days at a time on the sheer face of a cliff, suspended thousands of feet above ....
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled partially for Myriad Genetics Inc on the closely watched issue of whether human genes can be patented, deciding synthetically produced genetic material can be patented but naturally occurring DNA cannot.
Our world is getting larger … and hungrier … with every tick of the clock.
A project currently on Kickstarter would give supporters the tools to remote-control a cockroach using their smartphones.
Most people have no clue that quantum computing exists. Even fewer know how it works.
The notion of wearing a cloud computer like Google Glass on your face has been met with varying degrees of enthusiasm and ridicule, but no one has denied the device's facility for capturing important moments in life from a first-person perspective.
Fractals are structures built up from repeated sizings of a simple shape to make a complex one.
A first-of-its-kind study tracks the health of women who are denied abortions.
Surface-bound Citibikes are so last week.
A huge balloon lifted off from northern Sweden early Wednesday morning (June 12), carrying a telescope high into Earth's atmosphere to study the sun's magnetic field.
A patient with late-stage kidney disease just became the first person to receive a bioengineered blood vessel implant.
Physicists have worked out how to cloak a region of space from the quantum world, thereby shielding it from reality itself
Restricting the use of psychoactive drugs in research represents the most serious case of scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of Copernicus and Galileo, some scientists say.