New theory suggests the universe is ringing like a giant bell
July 1, 2015, 7:16 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Not only might the universe be expanding, but it may also be 'ringing' at the same time, which could profoundly change how we understand the cosmos.
Scientists closer to creating a 'Star Trek'-style replicator
July 1, 2015, 3:23 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Capable of materializing objects out of thin air, replicators are as close to magic as it gets.
This simple memory test might predict Alzheimer's disease 18 years before diagnosis
June 30, 2015, 7:02 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Early warning signs might be present much earlier in life than previously believed.
Scientists create engine that is powered entirely by evaporation
June 29, 2015, 3:37 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Technology could be used to generate electricity or even propel tiny toy cars.
World's thinnest light bulb is just one-atom thick
June 20, 2015, 5:01 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Bulb is made using graphene — an ultra-thin, ultra-strong form of carbon — as a filament.
Smallest lifeforms on Earth could shake up the tree of life as we know it
June 19, 2015, 8:49 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists have identified more than 35 new groups of bacteria that don't belong on the traditional tree of life.
Hawk-moths are capable of slowing their brains to stay in rhythm with their environment
June 19, 2015, 3:44 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Slowing brain activity gives them better night vision and lets them stay in sync with swaying flowers.
Confirmed: Frequent ejaculation reduces cancer risk
June 17, 2015, 3:49 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New research backs up the popular findings of a 2004 study: Basically, sex is good for the prostate.
Spacecraft built from graphene could fly without any fuel
June 1, 2015, 3:47 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Add this to the list of graphene's amazing properties: It can transform light into motion.