As a season, summer has a lot going for it when it comes to fun: vacations, barbeques, hanging around the pool and at the beach, eating ice cream.
A 31-year old woman's heart problems and fainting might have had something to do with the fact that she drank only soda for about half her life, according to a report of her case.
Smart design tweaks make the Pegasus the most user-friendly and stage-ready acoustic-electric guitar on the market
After getting a shock to the brain, subjects in a recent study rated the people around them as more attractive.
For vegans of the future
It should start showing up on store shelves in a few weeks.
A three-piece robot rock band has taken to the stage in Tokyo, Japan to perform with pop group Amoyamo. The bionic guitarist, drummer and keyboardist were joined by pop group Amoyamo for the performace.
An Earth-observing NASA satellite has captured images of northern India's devastating floods that have left hundreds of people dead this month.
Chronic marijuana use may cause inflammation in the brain that leads to problems with coordination and learning, a new study in animals suggests.
Between establishing an industrial design studio for Google’s Android team and raising a family together, designers Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers spend a lot of time in hectic environments.
Thirty-two-year old family physician Doug Nunamaker of Wichita, Kan., said after five years of dealing with the red tape of health insurance companies and the high overhead for the staff he hired just to deal with paperwork, he switched to a system o
Sending probes to Mars and harvesting energy are just two of the many applications of thermoelectric and nanotechnology research conducted by Professor Julio Martinez's group at New Mexico State University.
Doctors are reporting a major step toward an "artificial pancreas," a device that would constantly monitor blood sugar in people with diabetes and automatically supply insulin as needed.
A battery made from wood doesn't exactly scream high-tech innovation – more like something cooked up round the campfire.
"It's like when you have an orgasm. You don't get to the orgasm in one step. You go progressively. [My seizure] was the same kind of thing."
I'M WALKING through a villa in sunny Tuscany – or so it seems. Donning the Oculus Rift headset (see "Virtual reality: Get your head in the game"), I am immersed in my environment.
Photographer Camille Seaman has been chasing storms for 5 years. In this talk she shows stunning, surreal photos of the heavens in tumult
Regenerating organs and damaged tissues has long been the dream of forward-thinking biologists and medical researchers, but it wasn't until advances in stem cell technology in the 1990s that such a dream became a reality.
The omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) decreases aggressive behavior in young adults, studies have shown. Notably, having more DHA in the diet appears to help young people cope better with stressful situations.
It's a no-brainer: The government should be spending money on science that nobody else wants to fund.
Traveling bits of DNA come with built-in population control.
Researchers at the UPM have developed a robot prototype by using an unconventional motion mode to conduct missions on wild environments.
Storm surges from rising sea levels are important predicted consequences of global climate change and have the potential for severe effects on the vegetation of low-lying coastal areas.
The largest full moon of 2013, a so-called "supermoon," will light up the night sky this weekend, but there's more to this lunar delight than meets the eye.
Seven space-technology experiments are slated to blast off Friday (June 21) on a NASA-funded suborbital research flight.
Researchers in Germany and Canada have produced a new map of the human brain — not the sort that shows every brain cell and its every connection or the kind that shows broad patterns of activity ......
Aristotle thought that the function of the brain was to cool the blood. That seems ludicrous now; through neuroscience, we know more about the brain and how it works than ever before.
Is there a limit to what "miracle material" graphene cannot do? Its newly found property, magnetism that can be switched on and off, could pave the way to new transistor-like devices that are much smaller,......
A stunning eruption unleashed by the sun two years ago is providing clues about how stars form, scientists say.
The full moon that will rise Sunday (June 23) will be the largest of the year, a "supermoon" caused by the slightly asymmetrical orbit of the moon around Earth.