Mon, Nov 11, 2013 3:21 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The laser works by targeting protein clumps and seeing if the light shines through it. If the clumps absorb some light, there may be a problem.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 2:00 PM by Jenn Savedge
Nationwide competition encourages kids to put their robot-building skills to the test.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Fri, Nov 08, 2013 2:15 PM by Jesse Lewis, LiveScience
Alfred Russel Wallace is best known for coming up with the theory of evolution by natural selection independently of Charles Darwin.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 12:46 PM by Sami Grover
Plastics are a major source of pollution. What if we could replace them with new materials created by mushrooms?
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 1:54 PM by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
Experts suspect the oils used in the embalming process soaked the linen that formed the king's burial shroud likely caught fire somehow.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 9:09 AM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
Researchers calculated that a workforce of fewer than 50 men could haul a 123-ton stone on a sledge over lubricated ice from the quarry to the Forbidden City.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 12:18 PM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The exhibition plucks some of these intellects out of obscurity, and honors the already-famous scientists for their lesser-known contributions.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 1:20 PM by Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Researchers have discovered regions of noncoding DNA that may play major roles in developing the shapes of faces.
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 4:53 PM by Matt Hickman
Another huge honor for the Styrofoam-eschewing mushroom insulation wizards at Ecovative Design: Scoring top honors — and a $100K cash prize —in the 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 3:04 PM by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
One particular project focused on providing key information on ice sheet stability, but the drilling equipment will now be left under Lake Whillans.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 2:15 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
In addition to prosthetic limbs, the robot has a nearly complete set of artificial organs, including an artificial heart, blood and lungs.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 2:52 PM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
A new study suggests that the line of human species are likely just variants from a single lineage capable of coping with different environments.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 9:40 AM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
By using electrical signals, scientists have a set of instructions they can incorporate into robotic prosthetic arms to generate the basic sensation of touch in the brain.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 4:59 PM by John Platt
A sting operation by Science magazine reveals the dirty side of open-access publishing.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 2:37 PM by Gerri Miller
From bomb-sniffing plants to manmade weather, David Pogue once again explores the science of innovation in 4 new episodes of the PBS 'Nova' show 'Making Stuff.'