In what is hailed as a world first for robots, a Canadian robot dubbed "hitchBOT" hopes to be the first to hitchhike across Canada this July.
A zeer pot is an evaporative cooler used in rural Africa and parts of the Middle East to keep vegetables fresh. They consist of two terra cotta pots, one nested inside the other, with the gap between them filled with wet sand.
Earth's most abundant mineral lies deep in the planet's interior, sealed off from human eyes.
Contrails are real - they're not a government conspiracy to spray chemicals (big surprise, huh?!?). But, did you know there are two types of contrails? Aircraft can generate both aerodynamic contrails and exhaust contrails.
You would think that by this point in our exploration of out own planet, we would already know where all of the large bodies of water are.
The background: Science doesn't adequately understand the potential health effects of e-cigarettes. One major literature review by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, found that 84 studies provided no evidence that e-cigare
"In a normal car there's power steering and power brakes, and if the power steering fails, as a strong person you can use your muscles as a fallback to still steer the vehicle", Google's Chris Urmson told re/code in a recent interview. "In our ca
Amazon is expected to unveil its first smartphone on Wednesday, but that may be just one of several projects the company is building in its secretive Lab126.
Apart from being a great name for a special projects department — I used to work for a firm where it was known as Development Hell — Google X is pretty amazing.
The tablets, phones and laptops we carry on us are, more often than not, always on. This also means that many of our activities are easily tracked and that hackers and government agencies have almost instant access to our information if they really w
The technique is known as Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralization and it has been found to repair tooth decay by using electrical current to boost the tooth's natural repair process.
At first glance, "Vessyl" looks like an ultra-modern, but relatively ordinary, 13 oz (385 ml) mug.
How a California father made an end run around medicine to decode his son's DNA.
My colleague Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, tested the flu vaccine for its mercury content.
The device takes over the duties of a typical pancreas in people with type 1 diabetes.
First there was West Nile virus. Now health experts are warning about another virus carried by mosquitoes. The chikungunya virus has sickened tens of thousands of people throughout the Caribbean with high fever and severe pain.
A newly-released picture taken by the Hubble Telescope is adding more color to the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF) image by detecting thousands of galaxies in the ultraviolet spectrum.
Researchers at the University of Toronto have manufactured and tested a new type of colloidal quantum dots (CQD), that, unlike previous attempts, doesn't lose performance as they keep in contact with oxygen.
Scientists have made big progress on a "bionic pancreas" to free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease.
For years, there have been plenty of conspiracy theories about the government building machines that control the weather, be it via cloud seeding or Nikola Tesla's weather weapon HAARP.
An attempt has been made in this work to study the scattering of laser light by the gravity-like impulse produced in an impulse gravity generator (IGG) and also an experiment has been conducted in order to determine the propagation speed of the gravi
The eye is often compared to a camera, but although its basic design is as simple as an old-fashioned box Brownie, its detailed structure is more complex than the most advanced electronics.
The US Navy is deploying its first laser weapon on the USS Ponce in a few months.
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Is this credible science? Good if so.
The QEG is a crisp, clean, and modern device based on Tesla's public domain design and built with incredible engineering precision (for example it has over 300 precision cut steel plates each at 18 ½ 1,000ths of an inch thick).
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