Solar Impulse soars to new world records
July 6, 2015, 9:49 a.m. by Elizabeth Goldbaum, LiveScience
The solar-powered plane is halfway through its planned trip around the world.
Scientists closer to creating a 'Star Trek'-style replicator
July 1, 2015, 3:23 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Capable of materializing objects out of thin air, replicators are as close to magic as it gets.
16 English words that are hard for non-natives to say
June 22, 2015, 1:49 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
'Squirrel' and 'penguin' are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to our baffling language.
Bridge to be 3-D printed across Amsterdam canal (by a robot, naturally)
June 18, 2015, 1:35 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Bridge construction in the Dutch city bids vaarwel to human hands, says hallo to autonomous robot arms.
Confirmed: Frequent ejaculation reduces cancer risk
June 17, 2015, 3:49 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New research backs up the popular findings of a 2004 study: Basically, sex is good for the prostate.
Stretchy 'origami batteries' could power smart clothing
June 16, 2015, 11:09 a.m. by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
Even while sewn into a stretchy wristband, the folded batteries could power a device.
Research push could make clean energy costs plummet
June 16, 2015, 9:08 a.m. by Sami Grover
International program gets serious about funding projects to keep renewable energy prices falling.
Soft robotic tentacles pick up ant without crushing it
June 12, 2015, 2:14 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
These inflatable coils spiral and move like the tentacles of an octopus.