Fri, May 24, 2013 11:15 AM by John Platt
Scientists say they have discovered the gene that causes us to itch, which may lead to treatments for chronic itching conditions.
Fri, May 24, 2013 10:26 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Efficient brains may be better at filtering out irrelevant visual information, and that efficiency could be operating across a wide range of tasks.
Better for your business,
better for the planet
Wed, May 22, 2013 6:20 PM by Shea Gunther
We owe a great debt to scores of mathematicians who helped lay the foundation for our modern society with their discoveries. Here are some of the most important.
Wed, May 22, 2013 5:30 PM by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
A small custom made splint made with a 3-D printer saved the life of a baby with a severe condition that causes the windpipe to collapse.
Wed, May 22, 2013 4:40 PM by Elizabeth Palermo, TechNewsDaily
Berlin-based design team Onformative uses facial recognition software to find human likenesses among Earth's formations.
Wed, May 22, 2013 11:47 AM by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
Most robots currently in use in the real world are precisely engineered to work in highly constrained environments, and cannot adapt.
Wed, May 22, 2013 11:30 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Innovative CEO Josh Tetrick is working to develop a plant-based substitute for the industrially produced, environmentally taxing staple food.
Wed, May 22, 2013 10:42 AM by John Platt
After 168 years, the pathogen that created the blight has been identified — and it may never be seen again.
Wed, May 22, 2013 9:33 AM by Denise Chow, SPACE.com
The proposed pizza would be topped with 'a layer of protein' from animals, milk or plants.
Tue, May 21, 2013 2:39 PM by John Platt
How do you save people who have been buried by rubble or cave-ins? Fire ants might provide the answers.
Tue, May 21, 2013 10:40 AM by Elizabeth Palermo, TechNewsDaily
Mimicking photosynthesis, these nanowire trees absorb light to generate oxygen and hydrogen.
Tue, May 21, 2013 8:30 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
New research shows that there are infinite prime numbers separated by a distance of up to 70 million, which could make it possible to solve the twin prime conjecture.
Mon, May 20, 2013 3:34 PM by Anna Norris
Immune cells called macrophages are at the center of the salamander's ability to regrow limbs and regenerate parts of organs.
Mon, May 20, 2013 3:20 PM by Jillian Scharr, TechNewsDaily
Romanian computer expert Valentin Boanta once helped thieves clone credit cards. Now, he has invented an ATM upgrade to prevent card copying altogether.
Mon, May 20, 2013 2:42 PM by Russell McLendon
Farman not only revealed the atmospheric leak above Antarctica in 1985, but also helped coax humanity into rallying against a global environmental threat.