New generation super fibers bring wave of innovations to fiber market
This new type of steel alloy is flexible, ultra-strong, and inexpensive, and we already have all the tools we need to mass-produce it.
Most people usually write off the idea of time travel as fantasy.
CORI BARGMANN, CO-CHAIR OF THE BRAIN INITIATIVE, ENVISIONS WHERE THE PROJECT IS HEADING
Elon reveals the Model S dual motor all-wheel-drive and the new autopilot functionality at a special launch event.
Robot drivers are on their way
Raisins, fingers, and brains, explained
Researchers from the University of Manchester and University of Sheffield have developed a new prototype semi-transparent, graphene-based LED device that could form the basis of flexible screens for use in the next-generation of mobile phones, tablet
Those working through the night or regularly falling victim to jet lag may be familiar with the physical toll of disrupting our biological clocks.
Solar cell efficiency has made significant strides in recent times, but cells are still far from their maximum theoretical efficiency, and part of the reason is that the semiconductors we use to build them don't have ideal electrical properties.
This first-time event will feature many hands-on science and health activities for families, students and seniors.
The second experiment took the memory task one step further, by asking witnesses about things they had heard, as well as things they had seen. This time, participants watched a clip from Crimewatch, showing a reconstruction of a burglary where an eld
Were his patients shocked? You bet they were. Who would ever suspect a Doctor of faking a diagnosis to collect money. It's unconscionable. Yet it happens with cancer and almost every disease that medical doctors can generate income through kickb
The projections, contained in a new report analysing the make-up of the British population, means that typical life expectancies would have increased by around a decade since the 1980s. It is also now predicted that average life female expectanc
But can it work well enough to generate reliable leads?
Necessary evils though they are, changing strings and tuning up have got to be two of the most boring and/or tiresome guitar-related tasks around.
When the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks face on Sunday, it will also showcase new technology as the first Superbowl game played under LED lighting.
An investigative organization has kick-started the creation of a worldwide UFO database, which will allow people around the globe to report their supposed extraterrestrial encounters.
A partial skull retrieved from a cave in northern Israel is shedding light on a pivotal juncture in early human history when our species was trekking out of Africa to populate other parts of the world and encountered our close cousins the Neanderthal
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a new procedure to increase the length of human telomeres.
While many of us may fantasize about running a vineyard someplace like the south of France, doing so wouldn't actually be all ... well, wine and roses.
Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO is the latest luminary from the world of technology and science to warn against the threat of smart machines.
You may remember neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis -- he built the brain-controlled exoskeleton that allowed a paralyzed man to kick the first ball of the 2014 World Cup. What's he working on now?
Good news for people without natural born talent: You don't need it.
The art of extreme costume makeup has come a long way. Consider, for example, the carefully painted faces of Broadway actors in Cats and then fast forward a few decades to Ralph Fiennes as a noseless, ghostly Voldemort in the Harry Potter movies.
Graphene is extremely strong for its weight, it's electrically and thermally conductive, and it's chemically stable ... but it isn't magnetic.
The quantum entanglement of particles, such as photons, is a prerequisite for the new and future technologies of quantum computing, telecommunications, and cyber security.
The Hubble space telescope has given us decades of incredible images, but it's reaching the end of its service life and the question is, what will come after?
A British biotech firm is planning a unique experiment designed to help combat a pair of painful viral diseases, but residents of the Florida Keys are not exactly welcoming their efforts.
It's been the premise of many a sci-fi/horror movie ... a genetically-modified organism is created in the lab to help the human race, but instead it gets loose and wreaks havoc in the outside world.