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Fri, Dec 20, 2013 11:30 AM
The nanoscale structures would propel themselves into tight spaces that other treatments can't reach.
The camera may have been dark during the 16-day federal government shutdown, but Mei Xiang's cub was been busy growing up.
A new study suggests that the line of human species are likely just variants from a single lineage capable of coping with different environments.
The chirpy and bulky underwater modems are as slow as dial-up phone systems from 30 years ago.
Outdoor air pollution has now been classified as 'carcinogenic to humans' by the United Nations.
Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with this story about a young teen shining in her STEM field.
The cookie and cracker aisle in the grocery store will soon be able to scan you and build a profile. Is there anything consumers can do to stop it?
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.
A sting operation by Science magazine reveals the dirty side of open-access publishing.
China is already moving on electric bicycles and scooters. We've been slow to catch up, but it's happening. E-bikes as moving vans and pizza delivery vans? You bet.
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.'
Why are Atomic Fireballs so hot? And why do Wint-O-Green Life Savers spark when you bite into them?
The 7,500th vehicle to join the fleet is a Chevy Express van that runs on compressed natural gas.
Smartphones and video-sharing social media sites make uploading and viewing videos easier than ever, driving our obsession with pets, babies and all things humorous.
Video: The sky’s the limit for one young man who has dreamed of a career in aviation ever since a chance meeting with a JetBlue pilot. Now, the 2 have reconnected and the pilot, Captain Eric Scott, is acting as his mentor.
Video: A robot dubbed 'The Incredible Bionic Man' is making its American debut. Built in the U.K., the 6'5 cyborg uses artificial body parts designed by scientists from around the world.
New York Times contributor blogs about green transportation.