Dainese was the first major motorcycle suit maker to bring airbag-equipped technology to the masses, and later this year it’s raising the bar — both figuratively and literally.
In addition to snaring dinner and protecting spider babies, spider silk makes a pretty good shield for bioreactive enzymes. Even when it’s not made by the spiders themselves.
Water, water everywhere, and some of it fit to drink.
On Friday the Food and Drug Administration announced new rules that will require most new medical devices sold in the United States to possess a unique tracking code.
A brighter, better, longer-lasting dental implant may soon be on its way to your dentist's office.
Researchers have demonstrated that single gold nanowires can be trapped in three dimensions by single-beam optical traps ("Why Single-Beam Optical Tweezers Trap Gold Nanowires in Three Dimensions").
In “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (JK Rowling, 1997), Harry, Ron, and Hermione encounter a massive stone chessboard, one of many obstacles in their path.
Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups?
The environment, humans and now the cattle raised for food -- the horror that is glyphosate apparently knows no bounds, as a new study out of Denmark shows that dairy cows everywhere are now being harmed by the pervasive agricultural poison.
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Speeding up a natural weathering process could be a practical way to capture and store carbon dioxide from power plants.
Despite every indication that Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis was on SSRI drugs that have been linked to dozens of previous mass shootings, the mainstream media has once again avoided all discussion of the issue, preferring instead to blame the traged
Leading up to this month’s program, Science Cafe NH organizer Dan Marcek wondered if the chosen topic – aquaponics – might just be one that lacks the power to draw in the crowds the cafe is so used to.
Can we edit the content of our memories? It’s a sci-fi-tinged question that Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu are asking in their lab at MIT.
Mars is a cold world, full of deserts and containing very little oxygen or gravity.
The compound, which has not been proven safe for use in humans, is designed to boost normal growth of the brain and body via a gene known as SHH. The gene provides instructions for making a protein called sonic hedgehog, which is essential for dev
Sail ships might be the spacecraft that first take human technology to distant stars.
By 2050, it will take 100 billion land animals to provide the world's population with meat, dairy, eggs and leather goods. Maintaining this herd will take a huge, potentially unsustainable toll on the planet. What if there were a different way?
This Kickstarter project is moving fast.
SSRI drugs linked with multitude of mass shooting cases
It’s being called a medical marvel. A south Florida doctor used a unique procedure to actually grow back a man’s finger that a horse bit off.
An 8-foot drone did what larger aircraft couldn't in the wake of devastating rains.
A girl who does not feel physical pain has helped researchers identify a gene mutation that disrupts pain perception.
Falling in love with a new technology and wanting to apply it everywhere is not a good idea
The X PRIZE Foundation is an educational (501c3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring about radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity,.....
Okay, so maybe Hollywood is really where the cutting edge of technology takes place. What moviemakers and scriptwriters dream up eventually becomes reality.
In a breakthrough moment of truth for the CDC, the agency now openly admits that prescription antibiotics have led to a catastrophic rise in superbugs, causing the death of at least 23,000 Americans each year (an estimate even the CDC calls "conserva
A new study says they may aid folks who want to quit smoking. But doctors fear there's a darker side to the electronic devices.
It is a new frontier of the anti-abortion movement: laws banning abortion at 20 weeks after conception, contending that fetuses can feel pain then.
"My parents came here from El Salvador in the late ’70s to escape from civil war. They worked 100-hour weeks to give me and my brother and sister the opportunity of a better life. Years later, we have all these opportunities that we couldn’t have dre