Tue, May 13, 2014 11:41 AM by Michael d'Estries
The robotic research vehicle 'Nereus' was exploring a trench six miles below the ocean surface when it imploded.
Mon, May 12, 2014 3:58 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Instead of programming the robotic arm to catch things, researchers used a technique called 'programming by demonstration' to teach the robot how to move on its own and adapt.
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Mon, May 12, 2014 3:43 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The arm uses wireless signals from sensors on the feet and other inputs to control the arm's multiple joints that can use six different types of grips.
Mon, May 12, 2014 2:02 PM by Michael d'Estries
Billionaire hopes to fly passengers from New York to Tokyo in only one hour.
Mon, May 12, 2014 9:42 AM by Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Lucid dreams are an opportunity to observe how the brain changes from one state of consciousness to another, a boon to those who study how consciousness works.
Sat, May 10, 2014 11:36 PM by Starre Vartan
This clever invention provides information about water while simultaneously providing the means for water purification.
Thu, May 08, 2014 3:57 PM by Bryan Nelson
Think rock-paper-scissors is a game of chance? Think again. Scientists have discovered the ideal winning strategy.
Thu, May 08, 2014 2:54 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Provided the cells can turn these artificial DNA bits into actual proteins, scientists may be able to create new cutting-edge drugs.
Thu, May 08, 2014 1:15 PM by John Platt
Biologist Craig Venter's company has received $50 million in funding to develop 'humanized pig organs.'
Thu, May 08, 2014 11:04 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Psychological priming, like suggesting you'll see a face in a blurry image, triggers your brain to search for a face, even if there actually isn't one.
Fri, May 02, 2014 3:48 PM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Many super-heavy elements last briefly before decaying, but scientists are always searching for the elusive 'island of stability' when the element lasts for a longer period of time.
Fri, May 02, 2014 9:44 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
The answer, it turns out, was something that earlier studies had dismissed as purely ceremonial instead of practical.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 12:30 PM by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
The defect won't mean much when graphene is used as conduct of electricity, but as a way to boost the strength of other materials, every imperfection matters.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 10:40 AM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
While the adult mummies were fragmentary, likely due to looters, the infant mummies have been well preserved across the centuries.
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 10:09 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
There is no vaccine for trypanosomiasis, and treatment can be difficult, because the disease affects rural populations with little access to medical care.