Brain waves converted into music
November 15, 2012, 1:15 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Researchers have wedded the arts and sciences by transforming the human brain into a maestro that directs brain waves and signals.
Biomimicry: Science inspired by nature could feed the hungry, reduce impact of technology
September 17, 2012, 5:54 p.m. by John Platt
From a video display inspired by butterfly wings to wind turbines that incorporate bumps like a whale fin, biomimicry could be the future of sustainability.
Scientists steer live cockroaches with a remote control
September 8, 2012, 3:47 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
North Carolina State University researchers have learned how to control live cyborg cockroaches remotely.
Should we bioengineer superhumans that can better combat climate change?
March 14, 2012, 5:39 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Philosopher suggests that bioengineering people to be herbivores with small statures and cat-like eyes could help to save the planet.
Computer-designed proteins could counteract chemical weapons
February 9, 2012, 4:59 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, InnovationNewsDaily
Defense against nerve gas and toxic waste could be just a few molecules away.
Scientists create robot tank that climbs walls like a gecko
November 4, 2011, 4:42 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The technology could be used to clean or inspect inaccessible places such as nuclear power plants and collapsed buildings.
Scientists splice genes from roses and celery to create superflower
February 11, 2011, 12:28 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
New rose will be less prone to wilting and will create longer lasting bouquets.
Fish that regrows cardiac tissue could mend human hearts
January 31, 2011, 8:48 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists hope to end the need for heart transplant surgery with the help of the amazing zebrafish.