Tue, Jun 03, 2014 10:25 AM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The video winner, an outreach coordinator in the physics department at the University of California, San Diego, won due to her playful but respectful approach to teaching kids.
Tue, Jun 03, 2014 9:53 AM by Elizabeth Howell, LiveScience
The next step is making sure the robots could move on their own after they've pulled themselves together.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Fri, May 30, 2014 11:01 AM by Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
A combination of lasers and stem cells help teeth re-grow dentin, a hard tooth tissue good enough for chewing.
Fri, May 30, 2014 10:25 AM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The prize consists of cash awards of $1 million, and laureates will also receive a gold medal and a scroll in a ceremony.
Fri, May 30, 2014 9:53 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The curve in the English monarch's spine was well-balanced and as such it is unlikely he suffered from a limp or breathing problems.
Fri, May 23, 2014 12:29 PM by John Platt
The prize will tackle 1 of 6 large-scale challenges, many of which have an environmental focus.
Mon, May 19, 2014 6:21 PM by Bryan Nelson
The breakthrough discovery, deemed 'impossible' 80 years ago, utilizes a relatively simple technique.
Mon, May 19, 2014 12:43 PM by Laura Moss
Studies show that flying reduces our ability to detect certain flavors. However, some in-flight foods — such as curry and bloody Marys — do taste the same. Here's why.
Fri, May 16, 2014 11:42 AM by John Platt
The amazing new material is stronger than bone, completely recyclable, and could revolutionize manufacturing.
Thu, May 15, 2014 3:16 PM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
The cave the skull was found in was a 'time capsule' of bones from saber-toothed cats, coyotes, pumas, bears, sloths and bobcats, all from the end of the last ice age.
Wed, May 14, 2014 7:42 PM by Bryan Nelson
This high-tech billboard can do the work of 1,200 trees, scrubbing the air of pollutants.
Wed, May 14, 2014 9:36 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The sperm are at least 16 million years old, and indicate that the seed shrimp has changed very little in that time.
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.
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.