Wed, Nov 06, 2013 12:46 PM by Sami Grover
Plastics are a major source of pollution. What if we could replace them with new materials created by mushrooms?
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 1:54 PM by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
Experts suspect the oils used in the embalming process soaked the linen that formed the king's burial shroud likely caught fire somehow.
Sustainability—A Long Term Approach
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 9:09 AM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
Researchers calculated that a workforce of fewer than 50 men could haul a 123-ton stone on a sledge over lubricated ice from the quarry to the Forbidden City.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 12:18 PM by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The exhibition plucks some of these intellects out of obscurity, and honors the already-famous scientists for their lesser-known contributions.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 1:20 PM by Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Researchers have discovered regions of noncoding DNA that may play major roles in developing the shapes of faces.
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 4:53 PM by Matt Hickman
Another huge honor for the Styrofoam-eschewing mushroom insulation wizards at Ecovative Design: Scoring top honors — and a $100K cash prize —in the 2013 Buckminster Fuller Challenge.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 3:04 PM by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
One particular project focused on providing key information on ice sheet stability, but the drilling equipment will now be left under Lake Whillans.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 2:15 PM by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
In addition to prosthetic limbs, the robot has a nearly complete set of artificial organs, including an artificial heart, blood and lungs.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 2:52 PM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
A new study suggests that the line of human species are likely just variants from a single lineage capable of coping with different environments.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 9:40 AM by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
By using electrical signals, scientists have a set of instructions they can incorporate into robotic prosthetic arms to generate the basic sensation of touch in the brain.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 4:59 PM by John Platt
A sting operation by Science magazine reveals the dirty side of open-access publishing.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 2:37 PM by Gerri Miller
From bomb-sniffing plants to manmade weather, David Pogue once again explores the science of innovation in 4 new episodes of the PBS 'Nova' show 'Making Stuff.'
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 12:00 PM by Laura Moss
Why are Atomic Fireballs so hot? And why do Wint-O-Green Life Savers spark when you bite into them?
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 11:15 AM
Video: A Utah college dean projects predicts that regrowing our own teeth, via stem cell technology, could become a reality within the decade.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 3:12 PM by John Platt
The man who theorized the Nobel Prize-winning Higgs boson particle is himself a bit of a mystery.