Nimoy had always prided himself on staying active and never officially retired from acting. He even made an appearance as Mr. Spock in last year’s Star Trek sequel Into Darkness and starred as Dr. William Bell in the hit science f
Colonoscopies can be an uncomfortable procedure for patients who may already be worried about what results will be found. When the results are inconclusive, a patient's options can be limited, causing further distress.
It will be the most powerful laser ever created, and could give researchers incredible new insights into how the cosmos was created.
Scientists manage to get a non-regenerative worm to grow a new head
A peek inside the university's fluid dynamics lab, where researchers re-imagine flying machines
Getting closer to lifelike
At the Apps World North America conference in San Francisco, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak gave WIRED a wide-ranging interview, touching on everything from his preferred iPhone 5s color (he has all three) to the fictional operating system in the mov
Anaerobic bacteria, which do not require oxygen to survive, thrive in these side canals and excrete toxicity from digesting necrotic tissue that leads to chronic infection. Blood supply and lymphatics that surround those dead teeth drains this toxici
The P-1's head-up display is a live GPS.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing for the deployment of nearly three dozen tiny satellites from the orbiting lab over the coming weeks.
The Quadshot is a flying wing that is designed to be flown as a quadcopter or as an airplane (flying wing) and it can transition between either flying style in mid-flight!
The researchers also found that older memories are harder to extinguish. They concluded that time could play a huge factor in determining the effectiveness of the drug in treating PTSD.
When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into the body, to stop bleeding from an artery.
Smart dust. Utility fog. Programmable matter. Grey and blue goo.
The healthcare industry is already making use of 3D printing technologies to print casts, tracheal splints, ears, prostheses, and even cells.
Xu and his team, which includes researchers from Penn’s departments of Dermatology and Biology, as well as the New Jersey Institute of Technology, started with human skin cells called dermal fibroblasts. By adding three genes, they converted those ce
The 21st century has been referred to as the molecular age, a time when scientists are beginning to manipulate materials at the atomic level to create new substances with astounding properties. Developed a bone-like material that is less dense
Duke’s metamaterial superlens could finally allow for long-range wireless charging.....
Currently, there are up to 17 steps between the farmer and the consumer while farmers usually profit least: they only get around 1% of the final retail price - 5-6 dollar cent per kilo, a kilo that later is sold for 5-6€. Do they have an option? Roas
Macaques in China are the first primates born with genomes engineered by precision gene-targeting methods.
In another step forward for laser weapons that brings to mind the Death Star's superlaser, Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a 30-kilowatt fiber laser produced by combining.......
What if there were a natural way to stimulate new hair growth?
The Baltika isn’t adrift—it’s breaking ice.
An atomic refrigerator, aka Cold Atom Lab, is slated to be delivered to ISS in 2016. They hope to discover new forms of matter and new quantum phenomenon.
Studies have long pointed towards the benefits of keeping the brain active later in life, but this is the first of its kind to show how a little training goes such a long way. The US study involved 2,800 participants, the largest of its kind so fa
U.S. Army convoys will soon be able to roll into even the roughest of unfriendly foreign urban areas and combat zones without the worry of loss of life, thanks to new technology that will make large vehicles fully autonomous.
Not that you anticipated otherwise
Recently, my nearly-4-year-old niece suffered the kind of childhood accident every parent dreads: she fell off her bike and broke a front tooth high above the gum line.
It's a step toward curing baldness with stem cells made from a person's own skin.
How one company’s business jet could usher in a new age of supersonic air travel.