A startup uses sound waves to create touch sensations out of thin air.
She maintained clear cognition until near the end of her life.
The new shape is rarely observed in nature.
Metabolic processes that underpin life on Earth have arisen spontaneously outside of cells.
Even conventional industrial robots are becoming safer to work around, making them more likely to collaborate with humans.
Carbon dioxide injected into a geothermal reservoir would be stored permanently by turning into rock.
Coffee cools, buildings crumble, eggs break and stars fizzle out in a universe that seems destined to degrade into a state of uniform drabness known as thermal equilibrium.
Geneticists have made a stunning breakthrough, at least in their own minds. Though not quite ready for human application, they have “edited” DNA to cure a disease in an adult animal.
According to reports from CNN, people who use pharmaceutical drugs, but who don't like having to remember, think, exercise their personal agency, or make their own proactive choices throughout their day, may soon be able to get their medications auto
The single antibody treatment works by blocking the protein's signal, thus instructing the body's immune system to attack the cancer cells. "What we've shown is that CD47 isn't just important on leukemias and lymphomas," Stanford Professor o
, you’d see that it has a consistent cellular architecture, with six distinct layers, each inhabited by certain types of neurons with a certain pattern of connections with other neurons. This uniform organization, many neuroscientists think, is what
is a method that uses the specific and unique properties of natural underground salt caves/mines to treat chronic and allergic respiratory disorders. Halotherapy involves salt aerosol inhalation and the use of saline solutions, typically utilizing a
Most chemotherapy patients either die or are plagued with illness within 10-15 years after treatment. It destroys their immune system, increases neuro-cognitive decline, disrupts endocrine functioning and causes organ and metabolic toxicities. Patien
When the private spaceflight company SpaceX launches its third cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station, the flight's robotic Dragon spacecraft will be packed with 5,000 lbs. of vital supplies, including some intriguing technology an
Since hitting the mainstream, 3D printing has taken a firm foothold in the world of medicine.
Over its lifetime, Earth has hosted countless species. But some of those species, like the dinosaurs, have managed to claw their way into a special place in our imaginations.
Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge.
Experts hail ‘fantastic advance’ of new technique that can alter life-threatening mutations with pinpoint accuracy
Railguns aren't the only thing the U.S. Navy is bragging about this week. Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. announced they have successfully turned seawater into fuel.
The pitch-drop experiment at the University of Queensland, which was started way back in 1927, has frustrated many over the years.
In 1829, Frenchman Louis Braille developed a tactile system that would allow those with vision impairment to read books... MIT researchers have changed that problem with a new piece of wearable technology that reads books out loud to those with visio
It's 4/20. For those not in the know, "4/20" is the unofficial holiday for pot smokers and marijuana legalization activists around the world to celebrate by lighting up on April 20.
Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have designed and manufactured circuits that can reach speeds of up to 245 THz, tens of thousands of times faster than contemporary microprocessors.
Watching old war movies, we expect firing a navy gun to be accompanied by a deafening bang and a dramatic cloud of burnt powder.
The most frightening part of a tsunami hitting a nuclear power plant is what comes after – radioactive leaks that contaminate the water around the plant are exceedingly difficult to contain.
Do you get frustrated filling out those online forms with jumbled letters to prove that you're human, only to get them wrong?
The age of bioengineering is upon us, with scientists' understanding of how to engineer cells, tissues and organs improving at a rapid pace. Here, how this could affect the future of our physical bodies.
Your physician will also never tell you that at one time strokes, both ischemic and hemorrhagic, heart failure due to neuropathy as well as both ischemic and hemorrhagic coronary events, obesity, atherosclerosis, elevated blood pressure, elevated cho
The latest in a new class of “super” cholesterol drugs, CETP inhibitors, now in the drug approval pipeline from Merck (anacetrapib) burst into the news recently with exclamations from typically restrained scientists. Data on this new drug was recentl
It's about time toilets start providing a useful function