Wed, Mar 26, 2014 1:34 PM by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
The combination of the sunstones and a special disc gave the Viking a navigation tool that was comparable to modern magnetic pocket compasses.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 9:03 PM by Bryan Nelson
The new materials could one day be used for building devices that have the properties of living things, such as the ability to self-heal.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Fri, Mar 21, 2014 8:50 AM by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Though it’s impossible to know whether the new tech would have helped Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, this radar trumps current radio-based signals.
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.
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.