Wed, Apr 09, 2014 11:24 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
The key to the mechanical digger was figuring out the perfect speed at which it would and shut its shells to create a pocket of wet sand to move through easily.
Tue, Apr 08, 2014 1:27 PM by Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Egyptologists have no idea what the heart could've been used for or what happened to it.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Sun, Apr 06, 2014 3:23 PM by Starre Vartan
The MIT Media Lab is looking at the new visual language of animated images.
Sat, Apr 05, 2014 10:10 PM by Bryan Nelson
Signals that coordinate the rhythms of our heart and lungs offer inspiration for creating 'unbreakable' security codes.
Fri, Apr 04, 2014 11:43 AM by Laura Moss
While joy spreads quickly across social media, research shows it's got nothing on anger.
Thu, Apr 03, 2014 2:25 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Researchers compared the human brains to mouse brains for a sense of our similarities and our differences with the tiny critters.
Thu, Apr 03, 2014 12:45 PM
As doctors and patients turn to digital devices for assistance, will we soon see a robot perform brain surgery?
Thu, Apr 03, 2014 9:29 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
One of the division's main focuses will be on developing new techniques to identify and protect against infectious diseases.
Wed, Apr 02, 2014 11:54 AM by Katia Moskvitch, Live Science
The use of phononic crystal scatters sound waves and lessens the noise caused by machines.
Tue, Apr 01, 2014 12:26 PM by John Platt
The computer can not only tell if you're happy, it can identify more complex emotions such as 'happily disgusted.'
Mon, Mar 31, 2014 2:17 PM by Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Those buried in the tomb likely had a connection to the military, or else they would not have been afforded a small pyramid for themselves.
Fri, Mar 28, 2014 11:24 AM
Honda wants to address the 2 major sources of CO2 emissions, houses and cars — and this innovative structure does just that.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 3:29 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Creating the artificial yeast took seven years of stitching together pieces of DNA.
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.