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.
Better for your business,
better for the planet
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 Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
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.
Mon, May 20, 2013 10:52 AM by Melissa Breyer
This year's awards for independent innovations go to a diverse group of prototypes, including a DIY animatronic robot kit, a tiny digital guitar and a cardboard bike.
Mon, May 20, 2013 10:11 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Some scientists think that concerns about human cloning are 'overwrought' since that the scientific community isn't interested in crossing the ethical lines involved.
Sat, May 18, 2013 10:20 AM by Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience
When researchers collided protons with lead nuclei, they were surprised to find that the result was teeny, tiny droplets of liquid.
Fri, May 17, 2013 2:00 PM by Jillian Scharr, TechNewsDaily
Harvard researchers have found a way to shape microscopic crystals into complex and often beautiful structures.
Thu, May 16, 2013 2:37 PM by Marshall Honorof, TechNewsDaily
A researcher asserts that robots with the capacity for feelings of pleasure would likely take all the same shortcuts that humans use to acquire it.