Mon, Mar 03, 2014 9:00 AM by Elizabeth Howell, SPACE.com
The wearable technology can monitor blood pressure, skin temperature and more. Before it goes to space, astronauts are testing it in an extreme environment.
Mon, Mar 03, 2014 7:50 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
New 3-D models of curls could lead to improved computer animation and even predicting curves of steel pipes.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 5:19 PM by Matt Hickman
Designed in response to a rampant public urination problem, PPlanter is a smart and ecologically sensitive public urinal that conserves water while prettying up things with bamboo.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 11:27 AM by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
The Exosuit has four 1.6-horsepower thrusters, 50 hours worth of oxygen and fiber-optic communication and diver monitoring devices.
Wed, Feb 26, 2014 2:53 PM by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
Physicists can use these man-made particles to improve certain technologies, like fiber-optic communication devices.
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 2:18 PM by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
In addition to considering them as biological weapons, insects posed a risk to the Nazis at concentration camps, so studying them had logistical benefits as well.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 1:00 PM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Improvising music triggered the same brain regions responsible for spoken words, but the region responsible for interpreting language remained deactivated.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 9:59 AM by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
In a recent study, scientists modified proteins called growth factors to heal injuries more effectively.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 9:32 AM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The polymer-muscles generate about 3 horsepower per lb., or the equivalent of a jet engine.
Thu, Feb 20, 2014 5:32 PM by Bryan Nelson
Superimposed attempts to defeat level 1 of Kaizo Mario World simulate the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014 9:41 AM by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
In the first instance of a human-to-plant pathogen transfer, a bacterium related to the one that causes pimples has been found on a common grapevine.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014 9:24 AM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Bats can adjust their wing shape and size to account for environmental factors, a useful design concept for advancements in flight technology.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 12:20 PM by Denise Chow, LiveScience
The suit includes features such as 360-degree cameras with night vision capabilities, bulletproof armor and sensors that can detect injuries.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 11:37 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
To your brain, marriage becomes 'a proxy for trust and reliability' and this understanding helps to relieve stress.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 9:27 AM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
A new reports finds that 1 in 4 Americans are unaware that the Earth orbits the sun and that nearly 50 percent don't know how antibiotics work.