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.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
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.'
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 12:00 PM by Laura Moss
Why are Atomic Fireballs so hot? And why do Wint-O-Green Life Savers spark when you bite into them?
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 11:15 AM
Video: A Utah college dean projects predicts that regrowing our own teeth, via stem cell technology, could become a reality within the decade.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 3:12 PM by John Platt
The man who theorized the Nobel Prize-winning Higgs boson particle is himself a bit of a mystery.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 9:19 AM by Marc Lallanilla, Livescience
Amateur historian Gavin Menzies' book claims that a Chinese fleet helmed by Admiral Zheng He sailed to the Americas in 1421.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 8:39 AM by Jeanna Bryner, Livescience
The scientists' work laid the foundation for powerful computer models that are used to understand and predict complex chemical processes.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 8:39 AM by Laura Poppick, Livescience
Researchers and policymakers face difficult ethical questions regarding the numerous foreseen and unforeseen implications of reintroducing life into the world.
Tue, Oct 08, 2013 6:29 PM by Becky Oskin, Livescience
The National Science Foundation said that most of the scientists and contractors stationed at the 3 U.S. science bases on Antarctica will be sent home.
Tue, Oct 08, 2013 12:22 PM by Melissa Breyer
In an era of male-dominated science, this unknown American hero led the development of one of the most significant technological innovations of the 20th century.
Tue, Oct 08, 2013 8:09 AM by Jeanna Bryner, Livescience
Early forecasts had suggested the Nobel in physics would go to Peter Higgs and François Englert, who predicted the existence of the Higgs boson 50 years ago.
Mon, Oct 07, 2013 4:49 PM by Tanya Lewis, Livescience
Since the prize's founding in 1901, the Nobel committee has awarded 104 medicine prizes to 204 people.
Mon, Oct 07, 2013 3:29 PM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
3-D printing allows scientists to build their own bacterial colonies in a number of custom shapes, enabling them to study bacterial defenses.
Mon, Oct 07, 2013 8:09 AM by Rachael Rettner, Livescience
The 3 scientists' discovers revealed how cells control the delivery and release of molecules — such as hormones, proteins and neurotransmitters.