The Naval Research Lab just launched a drone from a submerged submarine – giving a huge edge to the future of special operations.
Oil production in Texas has hit its highest monthly rate on record, more than doubling in less than three years, according to new federal data.
The process is designed to be more environmentally friendly than traditional dyeing.
The agency that oversees development in the San Francisco Bay in California has begun a formal investigation into the construction of a secretive Google Inc barge on an island in the bay.
A new, improved sequencing of ancient human relative genomes reveals that Homo sapiens didn't only have sex with Neanderthals and a little-understood line of humans called Denisovans.
It's relatively easy to imagine a new medicine, a better cure for some disease. The hard part, though, is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained talk, Geraldine Hamilton shows how her lab creates organs a
The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. But: why?
This advance is so meta.
There is no real science to be found in the subject of global warming. Modern studies of global warming could be traced back to Charney et all, 1979 .
The game is set aboard a space station, where players become robots trying to escape by embodying a series of stronger robots. The mind-bending part is that players use only their thoughts, no hand-held controllers—to take over other
A team of theoretical physicists from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University is predicting that stanene, a single layer of tin atoms laid out in a two-dimensional structure...
Parrot's AR Drone quadcopter has been strutting its smartphone-controlled stuff for a few years now, but fixed wing remote controlled aircraft have been a little thinner on the ground –
Back in 2009, MIT's SENSEable City team unveiled its Copenhagen Wheel prototype. In a nutshell, it's a self-contained electrically-powered rear bicycle wheel that can be installed on any regular bike, instantly turning it into an e-bike.
With 3D printers dropping below the US$200 mark, the home 3D printing revolution appears to be getting into full swing, which is great ...
Energy is everywhere, and I don’t mean a feng shui type of energy. I mean real energy, the good stuff that powers all of our electronics.
iPad Art - Morgan Freeman Finger Painting
Dear Peter, It was a privilege and an honor to be a guest on your radio show today. I’ve been a fan of yours for more than five years; you were one of the reasons I discovered Austrian economics (and, in turn, Bitcoin), and your eloquent explanation
Using plastic to absorb light could lower the cost of solar power.
Though wormholes have never been proven to exist, these theoretical passageways through space-time are predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Update for 7 p.m. EST: SpaceX has successfully launched an upgraded Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SES-8 communications satellite into orbit. Liftoff occurred at 5:41 p.m. EST (2241 GMT). The SES-8 satellite was successfully deployed about 33 minutes a
A team of scientists from Japan, North America, and Europe has published a paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research–Atmospheres discussing the dangers of Geoengineering programs,...
Hundreds of federal scientists said in a survey that they had been asked to exclude or alter technical information in government documents for non-scientific reasons, and thousands said they had been prevented from responding to the media or the publ
A new study from researchers at the Stem Cell Program at Boston Children's Hospital suggests that it can. By reactivating a dormant gene called Lin28a, which is active in embryonic stem cells, researchers were able to regrow hair and repair cartilag
This is Der Zeisel, the tank tread equipped wheelchair that can conquer just about anything mother nature can dish out. In German, Der Zeisel means "the ground squirrel" and its operators just might feel like they're zipping about just like a squirre
Remember the Seralini study, with those gruesome images of GMO-fed rats that were engulfed by horrific tumors?
And why women are 'better at remembering a conversation'
Up until today, no one knew for sure who was behind ViralNova, the home for sharable, clickable, viral content that takes stories circulating the news ...
Applebee's plans to introduce tablets at every restaurant by the end of 2014, according to USA Today.
Each social media platform has a unique identity based on who uses the network and how they're engaging on the site.
Drinking water from plastic cups or bottles could be giving millions of Britons headaches.