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.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
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.
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.'
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.