Wed, Feb 26, 2014 2:53 PM by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
Physicists can use these man-made particles to improve certain technologies, like fiber-optic communication devices.
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 2:18 PM by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
In addition to considering them as biological weapons, insects posed a risk to the Nazis at concentration camps, so studying them had logistical benefits as well.
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Fri, Feb 21, 2014 1:00 PM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Improvising music triggered the same brain regions responsible for spoken words, but the region responsible for interpreting language remained deactivated.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 9:59 AM by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
In a recent study, scientists modified proteins called growth factors to heal injuries more effectively.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 9:32 AM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The polymer-muscles generate about 3 horsepower per lb., or the equivalent of a jet engine.
Thu, Feb 20, 2014 5:32 PM by Bryan Nelson
Superimposed attempts to defeat level 1 of Kaizo Mario World simulate the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014 9:41 AM by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
In the first instance of a human-to-plant pathogen transfer, a bacterium related to the one that causes pimples has been found on a common grapevine.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014 9:24 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Bats can adjust their wing shape and size to account for environmental factors, a useful design concept for advancements in flight technology.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 12:20 PM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
The suit includes features such as 360-degree cameras with night vision capabilities, bulletproof armor and sensors that can detect injuries.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 11:37 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
To your brain, marriage becomes 'a proxy for trust and reliability' and this understanding helps to relieve stress.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 9:27 AM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
A new reports finds that 1 in 4 Americans are unaware that the Earth orbits the sun and that nearly 50 percent don't know how antibiotics work.
Sat, Feb 15, 2014 11:43 AM by Matt Hickman
No longer used just to display coupons and photos of the grandkids, scientists at GE are harnessing the power of magnets to help make the refrigerator, a household energy guzzler long in need of a makeover, up to 20 percent more efficient.
Fri, Feb 14, 2014 10:17 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
The robots are programed to obey 'traffic laws' to discourage piling up while still managing to work independently to complete a common goal.
Thu, Feb 13, 2014 2:47 PM by Matt Hickman
They've got resumes longer than your arm, more diplomas than you can count — and they like to rock a crowd. (Oh, and one of them even knows how to study rocks.)
Thu, Feb 13, 2014 11:06 AM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
The skeleton will help scientists fill in the gaps in the 'epic journey of our species.'