The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases the first chapter of its new report on global warming. The findings are clear, but the politics remain murky
The gold standard in urban transportation is the city-state of Singapore, a densely populated island where most commute to work via one of the world’s most advanced, most intensively used, most comprehensive and most efficient public transit system.
There is currently a tremendous amount of interest in the solution processing of inorganic materials.
The first analysis of soil dug up by the Curiosity rover reveals new insights into the red planet's propensity for retaining water beneath its surface.
South American nations are jointly exploring the creation of a communications system to curtail U.S. spying in the region, Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said on Wednesday.
Carbon nanotubes have an incredible number of potential uses, but one of the main barriers to actually implementing this revolutionary nanomaterial is the cost.
In a surprising and probably killer blow to the possibility of finding microbial life on Mars,
A doctor and professor of medicine at the University of Alberta in Canada claims to have identified a novel substance that he says demonstrably kills cancer cells without causing harmful side effects and yet costs just pennies a dose.
Do you have an idea to change the world? That’s what we asked the 2013 Google Science Fair participants back in January, and students ages 13-18 from around the world met our challenge.
For many years now, families of vaccine injured children have had difficult time trying to explain to the uninitiated why the vaccine program is so problematic. Vaccine interests constantly push the sound bite, "vaccines are safe, vaccines save live
The robots are coming from INSIDE the blood! It's like a magic elevator for medicine.
The periodic table gets a few tweaks.
Yes, but only with practice. The best place to start is right before bed.
A carbon nanotube computer processor is comparable to a chip from the early 1970s, and may be the first step beyond silicon electronics.
What if insects just couldn't climb into your house?
The robots are coming from INSIDE the blood!
Unstructured data has become the best friend and maybe the last defense of the traditional worker.
GE has demonstrated technology aimed at addressing one of the biggest challenges with fracking: water pollution.
University of Adelaide researchers have developed a process for turning waste plastic bags into a high-tech nanomaterial.
Startup Sun Catalytix is designing a flow battery for grid energy storage that uses custom materials derived from inexpensive commodity chemicals.
Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transplants.
Join us this evening with special Irene Baron to discuss comet ison - with special guest host, GLP's Dr Astro
A jacket that protects your personal space, wallpaper that lights up at your touch, and more
Here in the U.S. we move a lot. But while most of us consider a “move” as going from one town or city to another, mapmaker Stephen Von Worley is more interested in how we move within cities themselves.
Being married is associated with better cancer outcomes.
A UK team is developing its idea for a Mars "hopper" - a robot that can bound across the surface of the Red Planet.
Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus studies memories. More precisely, she studies false memories, when people either remember things that didn't happen or remember them differently from the way they really were.
What does real scientific work look like? As neuroscientist Stuart Firestein jokes: It looks a lot less like the scientific method and a lot more like "farting around … in the dark."
The professionals-turned-entrepreneurs have formed a new company, Damascus Fortune Technologies, to exploit the potential of carbon nanotubes
There are a lot of fancy robotic exo-skeletons out there. They make appearances at trade shows and press events, but you'd be hard pressed to find one in use on the street. But this recently announced robo-boot wants to change all that.