Ancient Greek algorithm could be used to find inconceivably large prime numbers
September 28, 2016, 4:43 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The sieve of Eratosthenes is an ancient tool for finding primes, but it might get a boost by modern computing.
The true colors of dinosaurs may be hidden in bird feathers
September 26, 2016, 12:34 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
By analyzing the chemical makeup of colors in birds, researchers believe they have unlocked the potential to bring living color to the fossil record.
7 new telescopes that will change the way we see space
September 26, 2016, 10:19 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new age of astronomy is dawning, thanks to a historic building boom of futuristic telescopes.
'Hangover-free' alcohol gives you the buzz without the headache
September 23, 2016, 6:18 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A synthetic form of alcohol called 'alcosynth' that doesn't cause hangovers could replace normal booze by 2050.
Trash-devouring 'sharks' patrol the Port of Rotterdam
September 20, 2016, 3:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The car-sized aquatic drones gobble up trash, not chum.
Will the next antibiotic breakthrough come from these humble plants?
September 20, 2016, 3:39 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Researchers turn to the ancient remedies of plants to find new cures.
Scientists have just teleported quantum information over a record 7 kilometers
September 20, 2016, 2:26 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's not quite the same as the technology from 'Star Trek,' but it's pretty magical nonetheless.
Video gamers beat scientists and computers in discovering complex protein shape
September 19, 2016, 4:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Using a puzzle game called Foldit, gamers prove their worth by besting the experts.