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.
Better for your business,
better for the planet
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.'
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 Laura Poppick, Livescience
Researchers and policymakers face difficult ethical questions regarding the numerous foreseen and unforeseen implications of reintroducing life into the world.
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.
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.