Military studying new system of smaller, survivable satellites
Low-cost materials could make storing hours of power from a wind farm economically feasible.
This morning The Daily Sheeple reported that the biggest sun spot in recent history had been identified on the sun and that it had moved into position facing earth.
In the US, 80% of girls have been on a diet by the time they're 10 years old. In this honest, raw talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt uses her personal story to frame an important lesson about how our brains manage our bodies, as she .....
Believe it or not, about 20 years' worth of potentially life-saving drugs are sitting in labs right now, untested. Why? Because they can't get the funding to go to trials; the financial risk is too high. Roger Stein is a finance guy, and he thinks de
A shift in diet can dramatically change the composition of your gut bacteria in just a single day, according to a study published in the journal Nature. This may explain the strong connection between diet and certain diseases.
Since landing in India in September of 2011, social venture Wello has carried out extensive research in an effort to improve the efficiency of water transport and storage in developing countries.
At CES this week, GPS giant Garmin has added a new HD camera to its growing line.
Intel used its keynote presentation at CES to focus on wearable technology, with Chief Executive Brian Krzanich providing a whistlestop tour of wearable devices that the company will be rolling out.
OLED technology has already enabled LG and Samsung to produce TVs with curved displays, but now LG has gone one step further with the unveiling of an OLED TV with a changeable curvature.
I don't know about you, but I know that when I pop out on my electric skateboard to do a spot of shopping, I always find myself thinking "hello – this would even more exciting with three fewer wheels."
Last July, Corning announced that germ-killing glass for mobile device screens could be less than two years away.
The commercial spaceflight company Golden Spike – which aims fly private missions to the moon by 2020 – has teamed up with the New York-based firm Honeybee Robotics to design robotic rovers for the planned lunar expeditions.
What if the next car you buy will be the only car you ever have to buy again?
A spinal cord injury can sever the communication between your brain and your body, leading to paralysis. Fresh from his lab, Grégoire Courtine shows a new method -- combining drugs, electrical stimulation and a robot --
How do you read a two-thousand-year-old manuscript that has been erased, cut up, written on and painted over? With a powerful particle accelerator, of course! Ancient books curator William Noel tells the fascinating story behind the Archimedes palimp
Bill Nye "The Science Guy" has agreed to debate Ken Ham, founder of Kentucky's Creation Science Museum on the topic of evolution.
ARES’ technology uses heavy rail cars that are pushed to the top of a grade using excess power from renewable energy plants or when electricity demand is low.
Are you one of those people who keep your TV and computer on at the same time, simultaneously watching the one while looking things up on the other?
Though most of the attention surrounding the race to commercialize connected eyewear has focused on Google Glass, a lesser known player has been quietly toiling away
The 2014 International CES is underway. The expo floor doesn't open for another day, and the crowds and the spectacle haven't even hit full strength yet. But we've gotten an early peek at some of the year's newest gear.
Gravity Power LLC—a startup based in Santa Barbara, California—has developed a low-cost, quick-start, and fast dynamic response energy storage technology that competes with classical pumped storage hydro and gas turbines for peaking and intermediate
I love this design concept. It will take some effort to lock it in and properly adjust rider weight but it also looks to be robust enough and that means bullet proof. Let us hope someone takes a run at this and produces a commercial device that we
A few of the engineers crowdedinto the compact glass-and-aluminum cockpit suspended below the hull. At the push of a button, the imposing airship lifted from the concrete, becoming airborne for the first time. It rose 10, 20, and finally 35 feet in t
added together they would be expected to extend longevity by 130 percent. “Instead, what we have here is a synergistic five-fold increase in lifespan,” Kapahi said. “The two mutations set off a positive feedback loop in specific tissues that amplifie
iOptik allows users to see digital data such as directions and video calls Tiny 'screens' sit directly on users' eyeballs and work with a pair of glasses They provide an experience equal to watching a 240-inch TV at 10ft away A working system is
Zuli's new smart plugs use Bluetooth to figure out where you are in your home.
A new study examines the evidence for fuzz on non-avian dinosaurs.
In room-size metal boxes secure against electromagnetic leaks, the National Security Agency is racing to build a computer that could break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical, business and government records around the w
They say that playing video games can be useful for brain development, so it shouldn’t be surprising that gamers are taking in-game ideas and applying them to real life.