Thu, May 08, 2014 2:54 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Provided the cells can turn these artificial DNA bits into actual proteins, scientists may be able to create new cutting-edge drugs.
Thu, May 08, 2014 1:15 PM by John Platt
Biologist Craig Venter's company has received $50 million in funding to develop 'humanized pig organs.'
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Thu, May 08, 2014 11:04 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Psychological priming, like suggesting you'll see a face in a blurry image, triggers your brain to search for a face, even if there actually isn't one.
Fri, May 02, 2014 3:48 PM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Many super-heavy elements last briefly before decaying, but scientists are always searching for the elusive 'island of stability' when the element lasts for a longer period of time.
Fri, May 02, 2014 9:44 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
The answer, it turns out, was something that earlier studies had dismissed as purely ceremonial instead of practical.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 12:30 PM by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
The defect won't mean much when graphene is used as conduct of electricity, but as a way to boost the strength of other materials, every imperfection matters.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 10:40 AM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
While the adult mummies were fragmentary, likely due to looters, the infant mummies have been well preserved across the centuries.
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 10:09 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
There is no vaccine for trypanosomiasis, and treatment can be difficult, because the disease affects rural populations with little access to medical care.
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 7:30 PM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The blood stain likely belonged to an Italian man of slightly above average height with brown eyes.
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 3:15 PM by Matt Hickman
With housing relief projects in mind, a Chinese company generates 10 modest prototype homes in a single day using a massive 3D printer and a cement mix as 'ink.'
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 10:54 AM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The latex paint microparticles rearrange themselves according to the pattern of light they're exposed to, but only when in a liquid.
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 9:58 AM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The mix of electrical and gene therapy that has proven useful in alleviating deafness could also be used to treat other conditions like Parkinson's and depression.
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 9:28 AM by Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Understanding the core differences between chromosomes, and which traits from them survive, may help scientists develop better medical treatments of diseases.
Wed, Apr 23, 2014 4:21 PM by Matt Hickman
South Korean researchers unveil technology that harnesses electric power from the mechanical motion of water, be it rain cascading down a window or swirling toilet water.
Wed, Apr 23, 2014 1:09 PM by John Platt
Just pour some graphite powder into a kitchen blender, add detergent and hit 'mix.' (But please don't try this at home.)