Scientists in Australia have reported the discovery of huge freshwater reserves preserved in aquifers under the world's oceans.
Steve Jobs shrouded his treatment choices in secrecy while struggling with the pancreatic cancer he was diagnosed with in 2004. His secrecy was tight enough to annoy Apple executives.
Most cancer patients are vitamin C deficient. In fact, it's fair to say, most chronically ill people suffer (greatly) from inadequate nourishment.
Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental components of reality.
Although they only account for around three in every thousand deliveries, monozygotic, or "identical" twins are fertile fodder for crime writers and cop shows.
Devices like the 3Doodler and SwissPen literally put 3D printing technology in the hands of consumers, but a new BioPen developed at the University of Wollongong in Australia is targeted at more skilled hands.
In a world where everyone is expected to learn to code, why wait until kids can read and type to start teaching computer science? It’s
The space agency shows off its entry in the DARPA Robotics Challenge.
It’s only a matter of time before another country deploys drones against us.
Cloned ponies (clonies?) are beginning to prove themselves in the field.
By that time, the contamination had spread across Minamata Bay, and it took 10 years and over $487 million (48.5 billion yen) to dredge its 1.5 million cubic meters of sludge. Nets preventing contaminated marine life from leaving the bay were in plac
Brazuca, the official ball of World Cup 2014, continues the tradition of innovation at the world's most popular sporting event.
Altering the surface of orthopaedic implants has already helped patients – and nanotech can fight infections too
Big question: Exactly when does this non-contagious, non-inherited "disorder" of the cells begin, so modern science can really find that cure?
As Bitcoin is a decentralized monetary system, it has a certain appeal to hardcore libertarian types who'd prefer to keep their money out of the government's sight and reach.
Allison Barrie on how 'M-blocks' could be the foundation for an army of self-assembling robots
Popular television shows such as "Doctor Who" have brought the idea of time travel. But problem of time travel is even more complicated than one might think. LSU's Mark Wilde has shown it would theoretically be possible for time travelers to copy qua
One pair of scientists is trying to crowdsource the development of drugs to defeat antibiotic-resistant infections.
Spying could become much easier if a new lightweight, folding satellite concept gets off the ground.
One team has already made a cat 'disappear' with a device that has huge military potential
As if the International Space Station couldn't get any cooler, the Japanese segment of the orbiting outpost has launched a barrage of small satellites — known as "cubesats" — from their very own Cubesat Cannon!
WSU doctoral student Marianne Tarun chanced upon the discovery when she noticed that the conductivity of some strontium titanate shot up after it was left out one day. At first, she and her fellow researchers thought the sample was contaminated, but
DARPA recently released a statement detailing a project called MOIRE. Sounding a little bit like the kiss of death, DARPA assures us the project is just a simple telescope. It may or may not also have lasers and/or look like a giant laser cannon.
Moon Express, a company competing for a piece of the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, revealed images and blueprints for a lunar probe it plans to launch in 2015 in a steps towards commercializing this country's access to outer space.
Dr. Holly Gilbert, NASA Solar Physics Laboratory Chief/Goddard Spaceflight Center, explains what happens when the magnetic field of the Sun reverses polarity and when the process will be complete.
that Alzheimer’s disease may really be a third type of diabetes, a discovery that highlights the close relationship between lifestyle and dementia. It also reveals a potential opening to successfully warding off debilitating brain disease through di
Olive Leaf is one of my favorite herbs for this time of year. I use olive leaf for immune enhancement so that I do not get the flu. However, olive leaf is more than just a great anti-viral.
A new nerve interface can simulate a sense of touch from 20 spots on a prosthetic hand.
SolarCity’s new battery system might help solar become a significant source of electricity.
IRLShooter is quickly becoming my favorite company to visit. In terms of sheer glee per square meter, the offices of IRLShooter must rank somewhere between “roller coaster designer” and “Top Gear.” Every time I pop in, Dave Leadbetter, Drew Hobbs and