Virtual reality eyed as a replacement for some painkillers
July 22, 2016, 11:51 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
As the technology decreases in price, some hospitals are trying it as a distractive force to cut the use of opioids.
Tides cause earthquakes along the San Andreas fault
July 19, 2016, 4:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Rhythmic pulsing of the tides induces small, deep quakes on a daily basis, scientists discover.
Georgia Tech's new walking robot has some serious swagger
July 14, 2016, 7:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
In the process of creating the most efficient walking humanoid, researchers inadvertently also gave it some attitude.
The demise of the dinosaurs found recorded in ancient mollusks
July 8, 2016, 6:15 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying fossilized bivalves discovered evidence of a one-two punch of cataclysmic climate change.
Development of bomb-sniffing cyborg locusts officially underway
July 6, 2016, 1:03 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Office of Naval Research hopes to harness locusts' powerful sense of smell to protect soldiers on the battlefield.
7 new telescopes that will change the way we see space
July 5, 2016, 4:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A new age of astronomy is dawning, thanks to a historic building boom of futuristic telescopes.
Girl wins prestigious fellowship to build robots, all to make the streets of Paris 'happy again'
July 1, 2016, 12:02 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Her application inspires selection officials to look beyond age and take a chance on a kid with passion.
There's a huge helium deposit under Tanzania, and here's why you should care
June 30, 2016, 11:04 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Helium isn't just for floating balloons and funny voices.