Thu, Mar 20, 2014 12:23 PM by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
Using a simple formula, researchers may have zeroed in on the causes of why a society may collapse, and what it could mean for us.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 12:31 PM by Erik Schechter, LiveScience
Advocates of lethal autonomous weapons highlight how ethical programming could make Terminator-esque robots more humane than human combatants.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 10:12 PM by Starre Vartan
The winners of the Intel Science Talent Search might only be in high school, but they are already working on some of humanity's biggest challenges.
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 5:29 PM by Jenn Savedge
Worried about climate change? These new ideas may hold the answers we've all been looking for.
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 5:16 PM by Bryan Nelson
High-tech eyesight could soon be possible thanks to contact lenses that allow you to see in thermal infrared or UV light.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 8:30 PM by Matt Hickman
C'est un miracle! France's most famous house of worship, the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral, just seriously slashed its energy bills with the addition of 400 LED lamps.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 3:28 PM by John Platt
The growing field of soft robotics holds promise for devices that can maneuver around a space without damaging the surrounding environment.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 11:29 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The triggers for the statues' crossbows likely weren't produced in an 'assembly line'-like fashion.
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 1:13 PM by Melissa Breyer
In celebration of National Pi Day, we tip our hat to 3.14.
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 10:39 AM by Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com
Experts liken the switch from radio waves to laser beams to something similar to 'upgrading from dial-up to DSL.'
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 9:48 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Giving more support to the Beringia standstill hypothesis, speakers of Yeniseian and Na-Dene likely resided together around the Bering Strait before one group moved on to North America.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 1:20 PM by Noel Kirkpatrick
You may have missed Coldplay, but these creatively drawn notes will give you the flavor of this year's gathering.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 11:41 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Researchers are staying mum as to why the Navy would be interested in a toy, but the Waboba's elasticity could help ship-builders in the future.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 10:40 AM by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
People with 'specific musical anhedonia' may not derive pleasure from music but they can still identify what emotions the music is intended to represent.
Fri, Mar 07, 2014 6:56 PM by Jenn Savedge
The FoldScope will bring microscopes to the masses and revolutionize health care around the world.