Sweat-emitting Brazilian billboards lure Zika-carrying mosquitoes to their death
April 26, 2016, 10:01 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Sometimes you have to replicate humans to get the job done.
A rocket-powered maglev sled sets world speed record
April 21, 2016, 3:55 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Sled developed by the U.S. Air Force covers a distance equal to 7 football fields in about 2 seconds.
10 pop-culture icons who make us love learning about science
April 19, 2016, 9:49 a.m. by Starre Vartan
These men and women have brought physics, math, astronomy and more areas of science to the public stage.
Flyover Country app lets airline passengers explore the terrain 36,000 feet below
April 13, 2016, 1:46 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Learn more about those weird-looking thingamabobs down there.
Japan activates its subterranean Fukushima ice wall
April 3, 2016, 3:16 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Advanced refrigeration system, nearly a mile long, is meant to keep contaminated water from the damaged nuclear plant from escaping into the sea.
World's first 'cyborg olympics' will help millions with physical disabilities
April 1, 2016, 9:42 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Inaugural 'Cybathlon' in Switzerland will showcase the latest in bionics with hope of spurring awareness and investment.
Was Isaac Newton seeking the 'philosopher's stone'?
March 30, 2016, 3:34 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
Before chemistry, there was alchemy, a philosophical and proto-scientific discipline full of mysteries.
Winner of skyscraper design competition digs down instead of building up
March 25, 2016, 5:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Try envisioning a bizarro-world Central Park buried 100 feet deep.
How 6 ant-inspired microrobots can pull a 3,900-pound car
March 25, 2016, 12:15 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
Don't judge a book by its cover, and don't judge a robot by its size.
British cemetery could be illuminated by energy generated by the deceased
March 24, 2016, 3:21 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Urn-believable you say? Columbia University's DeathLAB will soon find out.
Artificial intelligence meets real stupidity (and guess who wins?)
March 24, 2016, 1:55 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
A Microsoft experiment goes awry in short order as Tay runs straight into Godwin's Law.