Learning more about patients who've recovered from Ebola -- as well as people who are naturally immune -- could save lives.
Human hibernation could be a great way to get to Mars (and beyond), but a few big questions remain.
You'd think it'd be pretty embarrassing to be a tech journalist and still rock a first-generation iPad.
Imagine a country with abundant power — oil and gas, sunshine, wind (and money) — but missing one key essential for life: water. Infrastructure engineer Fahad Al-Attiya talks about the unexpected ways that the small Middle Eastern nation of Qatar
The so-called Rochester Cloak is not really a tangible cloak at all. Rather the device looks like equipment used by an optometrist. When an object is placed behind the layered lenses it seems to disappear. Previous cloaking methods have been com
I am a great proponent of medical marijuana as well as using it simply for relaxation, recreation, and de-stressing. However, that does not mean it is a perfect substance without any prejudicing effects. As a medicine, marijuana is without equal carr
"I am waiting for the next projections and I hope they will admit that they've just been simply wrong, that all of our countries are getting this thing under control," she said, referring also to Guinea which is among the nations in West Africa
Imagine you have two glasses of wine in front of you. Each was made from grapes grown on the same vines, but 10 years apart.
Furniture made with 3-D printers is often fashionable, but rarely comfortable. Dutch designer Lilian van Daal hopes to change that with a 3-D printed "soft seat" that arrays thousands of flexible plastic strands to create a plush pad for your pos
Lockheed has made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a decade.
Along with a crew of technologists and scientists, Jorge Soto is developing a simple, noninvasive, open-source test that looks for early signs of multiple forms of cancer.
Samsung Electronics has developed a new Wi-Fi technology that it says will soon allow users to download a 1 GB movie in less than three seconds, or stream uncompressed high-definition videos from mobile devices to TVs in real-time.
White House journalists are creating an alternative system for distributing their media "pool" reports in response to the Obama administration's involvement in approving and disapproving certain content in official reports.
Solution: Don't leave a safe alone for four days.
Tracking what's happening on Earth from space is becoming more and more feasible as Earth-observing satellites increase in number and resolution.
People certainly haven't been afraid to try and reinvent the umbrella over the years.
Thanks largely to Hollywood blockbuster franchises, humanity seems to be in the grips of a global obsession with exosuits.
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Stanford University and the Dresden University of Technology have developed a long sought-after nanostructure that can significantly increase the efficiency of organic solar cells.
A decade ago, Zaal Kokaia and Olle Lindvall of the Lund Stem Cell Center in Sweden revealed that neural stem cells can respond to emergency traumas, such as a stroke, and differentiate into neural cells to replace those that have been damaged or kill
A space elevator is essentially a cable anchored to the Earth's equator and attached to a counterweight somewhere way above Earth's atmosphere — much higher than satellites in orbit.
Stem cell researchers at Harvard University have devised a method for creating large quantities of human insulin-producing beta cells, which could soon lead to a cure for type 1 diabetes as well as a new treatment for type 2 diabetes.
By enabling users to communicate and control devices with their thoughts, brain-computer interfaces (BCI) hold almost a scary amount of potential.
Robotic prostheses have advanced greatly in the past decade, in terms of both cost and capability.
First person accounts of fecal transplants – performed by the recipient with a turkey baster, no less – are not the everyday fare of much science writing.
A new prosthetic system allows amputees to feel familiar sensations and also, somewhat unexpectedly, reduces their phantom pain.
The caller said her home had burned down and her husband had been badly hurt in the blaze. On the telephone with her bank, she pleaded for a replacement credit card at her new address.
An apocalypse has taken place, and something wonderful has transpired. This may sound illogical and contradictory, unless you understand that apocalypse means "revelation" in Greek. No disaster, calamity, or tragedy has taken place: only a huge inf
"I thought that Stronzo Bestiale [Total Ahole] would have been the perfect co-author for a refused publication. So I decided to submit my paper again, simply changing the title and adding the name of that author." And it was published.
Early detection, we're often told, is the surest way to beat cancer. It's the reason why, year after year, men and women of a certain age dutifully visit their doctors and undergo uncomfortable tests to screen for things like prostate and breast
Taisys Technologies has revealed that Kenya's Equity Bank will be issuing a ultra-thin mobile banking smart SIM, which incorporates technology from Taisys.