Here's a fact that won't surprise crazy cat ladies: Cats and humans share about 90 percent of their DNA--and because of that, we're susceptible to many of the same diseases.
The world of biomedical imaging is flat.
If mining operations will soon be autonomous, can golf course maintenance be far behind? Here's an image of what to expect.
Powerful radar, mostly limited to the military, could soon be cheap enough for cars and consumer drones to use.
If you're trying to get pregnant these days, you might be having a little trouble.
The single-walled carbon nanotubes in new fibers created at Rice line up like a fistful of uncooked spaghetti through a process designed by chemist Angel Martí and his colleagues.
Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a new type of shape-shifting nanoprobe
Carbon nanotube fibers invented at Rice University may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain.
The problem with renewable energy isn't getting it--it's having it around when we need it.
Microsoft! It exists. 40 years later. On April 4, 1975, Bill Gates and Paul Allen incorporated a company called "Micro-Soft," and what a thing that turned out to be.
In this episode of Invention Factory, we explore the evolution of robotics. From robots that can be our friends, exoskeletal suits that can make us faster and stronger, and machines that learn like humans welcome to the true age of robotics.
Doomsday survivalists have over the years have earned a reputation for stockpiling medical supplies, guns and ammo--essentially gathering whatever resources and expertise necessary for self-sufficiency in the event of the apocalypse.
People are always looking for an excuse to consume more chocolate.
Recent reports have indicated that doctors in America are killing themselves in record numbers, and also suffer from drug and alcohol abuse at a rate significantly higher than your average person.
For centuries, explorers have searched the world for the fountain of youth. Today's billionaires believe they can create it, using technology and data.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a devastating human condition, a lifelong developmental disability that is confounding both in life -- where it seems to appear suddenly and without warning in young children
Like many other things related to our health, we have been misled on the marketing efforts of certain fractions in the health industry.
Scientists in Japan have successfully transmitted electric energy wirelessly through the air, proving that Nikola Tesla was onto something big.
A class of food additives used in nearly all processed foods may be partially to blame for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's disease, and may also lead to obesity and diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from Cornel
Some people will celebrate Easter this Sunday. Some scientists, meanwhile, will celebrate the birthday of the humble bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
The pioneering technology is being tested ahead of trials of driverless vehicles
Oobleck versus bullets
Brains learn better and forget less when connections are clustered
How would you like to be able to know the chemical composition of something, just by taking a snapshot or video of it with your smartphone?
People have actually claimed to have seen living pterosuars – just Google the word "ropen" – although those alleged sightings tend to be confined to far-flung places such as Papua New Guinea.
Could it be our solution to antibiotic-resistance?
Our phones make life easier, but that hasn't stopped us from creating all kinds of hacks to make them partner better with our brains.
Nine days after leaving San Francisco, a blue car packed with tech from a company you've probably never heard of rolled into New York City after crossing 15 states and 3,400 miles to make history.
The age of the Internet of Things, where everything from fridges to wind turbines are connected to the Internet, is coming. These smart devices can be controlled remotely, optimizing efficiency and power production--but they can also be hacked.
Years of drought have left California so parched that governor Jerry Brown was finally forced to institute its first-ever mandatory statewide water restrictions.