Take the elephant, today’s largest land-bound animal. Then stack 14 of them on top of one another. Then — and only then — would it be possible to conceive of the size of this mega-dino.
The sad truth remains that in virtually all applications, that the progress is only arrested and then briefly enough. That arrest is enough to claim remission and a statistical cure but no cure in real terms. The practical reality is that it is lik
After eight years of study of the second planet in our Solar System, ESA’s Venus Express orbiter is winding up its science program in anticipation of a plunge into the Venusian atmosphere sometime in the next two months.
Such a location system would work underwater and indoors.
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An aedes aegypti mosquito Amid criticism, Brazil this month gave the OK to its first commercial release of genetically modified mosquitoes in an effort to combat dengue fever. The World Health Organization estimates that dengue, whose main vector
Not so long ago, self health monitoring was largely limited to weighing ourselves to see how a diet was going and sticking a thermometer under our tongue to see if we were getting sick
The chemical tree got a bit of a shake this week with scientists at IBM announcing the discovery of the first new class of polymer materials in decades.
The long journey to make the fastest car on the planet
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
Menopause isn’t a subject most guys are interested in. Hormonal imbalances, hot flashes, night sweats — that’s all woman stuff… right? Wrong!
Scientists have regenerated a living organ for the first time, potentially opening the way for life-lengthening human therapies. A team at Edinburgh University’s medical research centre for regenerative medicine managed to rebuild the thymus of ve
Such overlap is also reflected in the brain waves that researchers can detect using electroencephalography, or EEG. Normal dreaming has its own specific brain wave patterns. However, when people have lucid dreams, they show gamma waves, an activity p
A burgeoning subculture of 3-D printed gun enthusiasts dreams of the day when a lethal firearm can be downloaded or copied by anyone, anywhere, as easily as a pirated episode of Game of Thrones.
Satellites packed into boxes
"Virtual reality needs its arcade moment," argues Zero Latency co-founder Tim Ruse.
A multinational group of scientists has developed implantable shape-changing transistors that can grip nerves, blood vessels and tissues.
The company, Fednav, has found the drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, are able to transmit crucial information back to the wheelhouse, allowing ship captains to thread their way through frozen waters and dodge icebergs, like the one that sank the i
Technology news is full of incremental developments, but few of them are true milestones.
Getting a needle into a patient's vein can sometimes be a complicated process, especially if the veins aren't visible.
What if you could 3D print small devices that mimicked some of the functions of human organs, to address specific issues?
A mechanical smartwatch may sound like a contradiction in terms, but a Tel Aviv-based company has come up with a way of making one.
The Ministry of Defence is investing millions of pounds to look for the holy grail of navigation: a tamper and interference-proof device capable of pinpointing a location anywhere on the globe.
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The U.S. government is spending billions of dollars to ensure that they can monitor and track every single activity in which you engage, be it online of off.
As well as protecting soldiers from impacts, modern helmets and masks are also designed to provide protection against chemical and biological agents.
My dreams are often like a bad TV night – full of repeats that I’ve slept through many times before.
From a company founded by the Segway inventor, the arm is the first of its kind to receive approval for sale.
a moderate diet that was rich in vegetables and short on meat and sweetened pastries; an active lifestyle; good care of your teeth; weekly bathing in lukewarm water with soap; good sleep; clean air; and being born to parents who themselves lived long
The DNA of all life on Earth is made up of different combination of the same two DNA base pairs — all life, that is, except for the new mutants living in one lab at an institute in Southern California. The project is even being lead by a bald profess