Fri, May 23, 2014 12:29 PM by John Platt
The prize will tackle 1 of 6 large-scale challenges, many of which have an environmental focus.
Mon, May 19, 2014 6:21 PM by Bryan Nelson
The breakthrough discovery, deemed 'impossible' 80 years ago, utilizes a relatively simple technique.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Mon, May 19, 2014 12:43 PM by Laura Moss
Studies show that flying reduces our ability to detect certain flavors. However, some in-flight foods — such as curry and bloody Marys — do taste the same. Here's why.
Fri, May 16, 2014 11:42 AM by John Platt
The amazing new material is stronger than bone, completely recyclable, and could revolutionize manufacturing.
Thu, May 15, 2014 3:16 PM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
The cave the skull was found in was a 'time capsule' of bones from saber-toothed cats, coyotes, pumas, bears, sloths and bobcats, all from the end of the last ice age.
Wed, May 14, 2014 7:42 PM by Bryan Nelson
This high-tech billboard can do the work of 1,200 trees, scrubbing the air of pollutants.
Wed, May 14, 2014 9:36 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The sperm are at least 16 million years old, and indicate that the seed shrimp has changed very little in that time.
Tue, May 13, 2014 11:41 AM by Michael d'Estries
The robotic research vehicle 'Nereus' was exploring a trench six miles below the ocean surface when it imploded.
Mon, May 12, 2014 3:58 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Instead of programming the robotic arm to catch things, researchers used a technique called 'programming by demonstration' to teach the robot how to move on its own and adapt.
Mon, May 12, 2014 3:43 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The arm uses wireless signals from sensors on the feet and other inputs to control the arm's multiple joints that can use six different types of grips.
Mon, May 12, 2014 2:02 PM by Michael d'Estries
Billionaire hopes to fly passengers from New York to Tokyo in only one hour.
Mon, May 12, 2014 9:42 AM by Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Lucid dreams are an opportunity to observe how the brain changes from one state of consciousness to another, a boon to those who study how consciousness works.
Sat, May 10, 2014 11:36 PM by Starre Vartan
This clever invention provides information about water while simultaneously providing the means for water purification.
Thu, May 08, 2014 3:57 PM by Bryan Nelson
Think rock-paper-scissors is a game of chance? Think again. Scientists have discovered the ideal winning strategy.
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.