Mon, Dec 23, 2013 9:43 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
The highest scoring teams now go on to compete for $2 million in prize money.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 8:30 AM by Matt Hickman
It's a Christmas miracle! Swedish research and design teams unveil a prototype line of cellulose-based tableware with one rather appealing advantage.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 11:30 AM by John Platt
The nanoscale structures would propel themselves into tight spaces that other treatments can't reach.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 2:50 PM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
From solar energy revelations to science-related activism, these researchers were very busy this year.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 10:42 AM by Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Inscriptions on the crypt walls include excerpts from the gospels of Luke, John, Mark and Matthew and likely were intended as 'protection' for the dead.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 9:32 AM by Charles Q Choi, LiveScience
Certain traits of the fossils, including a lack of disturbance by animals, indicate that Neanderthals buried bodies quickly, possibly to protect the bones.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 8:08 PM by Bryan Nelson
500 years might soon be a normal human lifespan, thanks to researchers who have learned how to increase the lifespan of worms.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 11:25 AM by John Platt
Funding for the newest Breakthrough Prize is announced as the awards for life sciences and physics are given at a star-studded California ceremony.
Fri, Dec 06, 2013 1:28 PM by Laura Moss
Natural Machines says its Foodini will soon be printing homemade pizza in your kitchen, and it's just one of many 3-D food printers in development.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 2:50 PM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The mixed signals of dazzle camouflage cause insects' eyes to think that an object is both drawing closer and retreating.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 1:40 PM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
The genetic material is the oldest ever sequenced and may shed light on an extinct group of humans called Denisovans.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 2:36 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The connections within and between hemispheres of the brain begin to diverge across gender lines as people each their teens.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 11:51 AM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The breakthrough could be a major boon to those patients requiring lung transplants, a procedure often complicated by the body's immune system.
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 12:26 PM by Shea Gunther
And I don’t know whether to be scared or excited.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 10:18 AM by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The tests offer only a small snapshot of a person's health, and customers often lack medical guidance to properly interpret results.