On its final orbit In 2017, NASA's Cassini probe will fly between the inner edge of the D ring and the upper atmosphere of the gas giant. It will also fly though an Enceladus plume in the next few years.
Astrophysics at the University of Colorado, researchers made an agglomeration of electrons and holes that was bigger than any created before — 200 nanometers, or billionths of a meter, across. That is almost big enough to see with a good microscope,
Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.
A massive six-alarm fire completely destroyed a building that was under construction in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood on Tuesday.
Sure, we panic every once in a while when we miss that last train or when rushing to meet a deadline, but it’s definitely unhealthy to panic over every single thing life throws our way. Constant panic results in chronic stress, which affects the qi
The meditation group experienced genetic changes including reduced levels of inflammatory genes like RIPK2 and COX2, indicating faster recovery from stressful situ
This new pomegranate design further works on that research and could be commercialized in batteries for cell phones, tablets and even electric cars. In experiments the team says that the structure holds up with 97 percent capacity after 1,000 cycles.
Chris Wild, the director of the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer, told the BBC: "The global cancer burden is increasing and quite markedly, due predominately to the ageing of the populations and population growth.
Graphene, the two-dimensional lattice of carbon atoms, may be the wonder material du jour, but ultrathin layers of other elements are also proving to be an exciting area of research.
When it comes to thoroughly assessing the condition of someone's eyes, it's usually necessary to utilize large, expensive contraptions such as those found in an ophthalmologist's office.
What's unique about EFT is how it combines Eastern wisdom about acupressure, or "meridian points," in our bodies, with traditional Western psychotherapy. The practice consists of tapping with your fingertips on specific meridian points while talki
Experts called the breakthrough a real step forward, but warn it will bring with it ethical concerns, particularly if there is still no cure. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia affect some 800,000 Britons and the number is predicted to double
“The construction of new nuclear power facilities like this one -- which will provide carbon-free electricity to well over a million American energy consumers -- is not only a major milestone in the administration’s commitment to jumpstart the U.S.
the precipitous growth of new cells in the hippocampus during infancy, known as neurogenesis. When brains are busy growing lots of new cells, they don’t store memories that would otherwise be long-term.
The technological advancement is a direct response to the 2002 attempt by terrorists in Mombasa, Kenya in which two surface-to-air missiles were fired at an Israeli charter planeshortly after takeoff. The missiles missed their target and its more tha
A new microscope can be printed on a flat piece of paper and assembled with a few extra components in less than 10 minutes.
The case of the voluntary out-of-body experience.
Artificial tissue has always lacked a key ingredient: blood vessels. A new 3-D printing technique seems poised to change that.
Earth has a magnetic field, which begins at the core and stretches far out into space.
Bitcoin itself may fail as a currency, but the underlying technology is beginning to suggest valuable new applications.
In 2012, Jason Barnes lost the lower part of his right arm after being electrocuted.
Anthony Gucciardi interviews Dr. Group about some shocking statistics following antidepressant prescriptions:
One of Oklahoma's biggest man-made earthquakes, caused by fracking-linked wastewater injection, triggered an earthquake cascade that led to the damaging magnitude-5.7 Prague quake that struck on Nov. 6, 2011, a new study confirms.
J.C. Séamus Davis, the James Gilbert White Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences at Cornell and director of the Center for Emergent Superconductivity at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Dung-Hai Lee, professor of physics at the Universi
Silk is an amazingly strong material, yet it also harmlessly biodegrades when left in the body.
Take note of these numbers: 1,341 hp to 1,360 kg. It's a ratio that gives the latest hypercar from Sweden's Koenigsegg the potential to be the fastest car on Earth, with a listed 273-mph (440 km/h) top speed.
Good news for fish. And humans who like fish.
e, the company is trying to solicit the services of a Russian scientist who claims he has developed anti-gravity devices in Russia and Finland. The approach, however, has been thwarted by Russian officialdom.
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SpaceX believes they have “all the necessary pieces” to achieve a full recovery of the booster stage, with the next launch of their Falcon 9 v1.1 set to test another key technology towards that aim, via the debut of landing legs on the aft of the fir