Mining operations tend not be very good for the environment, nor does the disposal of treated solid waste that still contains potentially-toxic metals. Now, however, scientists are looking into taking that waste and harvesting its trace amounts of me
Good news if you're hooked on chocolate. Researchers from Ghent University in Belgium and the University of Ghana have developed a new technique for making chocolate that results in it being both healthier and more flavorful.
When was the last time you paused between sips of your favorite soda and wondered about that can in your hand? If you're like most people, the answer is likely never.
Boeing has filed a patent for something that could possibly be called a force field, but it's not. From the patent, it's a " Method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc."
"It's like having a new accelerator, really," Dominguez says. The increased power will mean more violent collisions that might create bigger, even rarer particles.
Aimed at developing new systems for landing on Mars and other planets with much greater precision, a new imaging landing system and algorithm were tested using the demonstration vehicle on two successful flights.
The use of optical sound-on-film recording on early movie films revolutionized the motion picture industry and remained the standard method of audio recording in that medium for more than 80 years.
Before the dream of quantum computing is realized, a number of inherent problems must first be solved.
Students around the world are building a giant telescope, but it doesn't look like what you'd imagine.
We tend to think of future lunar colonies as being cramped futuristic domes or subsurface rabbit warrens, but what about underground caverns big enough to hang glide in?
Screens are rectangles. Even the 3-year-old playing with your iPad could tell you that. But what would the digital world look like through a different sort of frame?
Hwang Woo-Suk is the bad boy of genetics. He's most famous for falsely claiming to have cloned human stem cells.
When physician Dale Mole stepped off the C-130 turboprop plane that had landed at the South Pole in January 2012, he felt a twinge of disappointment. It was only minus 25 degrees Fahrenheit.