Oil pulling may also increase saponification in the mouth, creating a soapy environment that cleanses the mouth as vegetable fat is an emulsifier by nature. Most interesting is perhaps the ability of oil to cleanse out harmful bacteria, as well as re
There's often a nugget of truth in fables, songs and nursery rhymes, and scientists have shown us that this may even apply in the case of Rudolph and his famous red nose.
We've made incredible advances in technology in recent years, but too often it seems only certain fortunate people can benefit. Engineer Krista Donaldson introduces the ReMotion knee, a prosthetic device for above-knee amputees, many of whom earn les
What better way to take a trip in a personal virtual reality bubble, or sit down to a private movie screening on a seemingly enormous screen, than donning a head-mounted display?
All Google wants for Christmas is a bunch of scary ass robots.
Found: The secret of looking up to 40 years younger is chemical that rewinds the effects of old age and can make you look 20 again
Scientists Search for New Treatments for Mental Trauma
A malfunctioning cooling pump was removed in the first of a multiple space walk repair mission for ISS astronauts. Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins completed Spacewalk #1 on Dec. 21, 2013.
Scientists have developed a method of 3D printing new skin cells onto burn wounds at Wake Forest University's Military Research Center. The method is far superior to traditional skin grafts because regular grafts require skin from a donor site somewh
With the wide-ranging benefits of reducing disease and enabling a longer, healthier life, reversing the causes of aging is a major focus of much medical research.
Satellite companies see promise in new technology to double bandwidth.
If 3-D printers are ever going to live up to their promise as the factories of the future, they’ll need to do more than just pop out plastic doodads.
American scientists have developed a robotic muscle 1,000 times more powerful than a human’s – using a revolutionary material that fluidly changes its properties.
A robot developed by a Japanese start-up recently acquired by Google is the winner of a two-day competition hosted by the Pentagon's research unit Darpa.
Move over Elon Musk. There's a new super cool startup founded by three NASA scientists that is also saving the world by launching things into space.
It seems the world is ready for a new light bulb. We’ve got light bulbs that are also flashlights.
Aging is that one thing that we never can fight. Sure, we can indulge ourselves with botox, wrinkle creams and hair color to appear younger, but our bodies never stop the aging process.
Does humanity’s tightening grip on the fate of nature portend new sources of global conflict?
DJI's quadrotor flyer gets an onboard camera and smartphone integration.
Surgeons perform pioneering new surgery to give man an implant
In the northernmost reaches of the Canadian Arctic, 500 miles (800 kilometers) away from the nearest human settlement, researchers discovered a literal message in a bottle, Halifax’s Herald News reports.
Further independent studies (http://www.thedoctorwillseeyounow.com) have shown that the hippocampus part of the brain is damaged by extreme stress and that this is specific to PTSD and not associated with anxiety or panic
Next week, Comet Lovejoy makes its closest approach to the sun. The comet's tail is already amazing. Scroll down this image taken by Gerald Rhemann of Jauerling, Austria, for more information:
Imagine if conditions that presently cause blindness could be treated by simply by fabricating new tissue, and using it to replace the defective part of the retina.
After 18 million man-hours of development and 14 months of construction, the world’s largest ship took to the water earlier this month, and Shell has put together a video of the Prelude’s maiden voyage.
This week, 17 teams and their robot creations will descend on Florida to compete in an ambitious robotics competition.
I (John Cannell, MD) recently learned that I have the Broad Autism Phenotype, or what some people call mild autism.
“It started when Indian people were no longer free to live off the land. After the tribes were placed on reservations, they were fed government rations of processed food. Much of reservation lands could not be farmed. The shift from hunting, gatherin
Students at Cornell University have 3d printed one of the worlds first complete functional electronic devices from scratch with their new speaker.
Give your legs a break from all that intense underwater kicking with these mini jet packs that strap onto your arms and propel you through the water. At least that's what S.C.P. Marine Innovation, a U.K.-based startup hopes to deliver next year.