Scientists continue research on how to produce hydrogen fuel from water, a "carbon law" to achieve zero emissions is proposed, and NASA wants to use lasers to connect Mars to Earth's internet.
Scientists are concerned about possible huge coral reef bleaching this year, the first fluorescent frog was found, best-ever 3D computer chip image was captured, and five new particles were detected.
Researchers have managed to reliably move electrons around a semiconductor by using femtosecond laser pulses, opening the way to ultrafast computers, and in the future, quantum devices.
The International Potato Center is seeking to confirm if potatoes can grow on Mars, scientists develop the first synthetic cell receptor, anesthesia on a cellular level is under review, and more.
Scientists are getting prepared to improve our knowledge about the seven Earth-sized planets detected last week, the supersolid state of matter was first achieved - twice, and DNA as a hard driver.
DNA storage is the wave of the future as scientists have proven they can store incredible amounts of data in just a few grams of nucleic acid, and retrieve the data countless times, error-free.
The science community mourns Mildred Dresselhaus, scientists unveil the first magnetic resonance microscope, new details in graphite to diamond pathways, seven Earth-sized planets detected, and more.
Scientists have released huge amounts of data to the public this week to obtain help in the difficult task of analysis. Meanwhile, the search for dark matter is at full speed around the globe.
The Zuckerberg Chan BioHub has put out its first grant to scientists. The hub's stated purpose is to cure all disease by the turn of the century by funding blue skies research
A new device developed by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine decreases the price for laboratorial diagnosis to one cent and aims at democratizing the access to the poorest.
This week more doubt was cast over recent metallic hydrogen results, while some scientists have claimed we may live inside a hologram, and others have presented some breakthroughs in neuroscience.
Scientists this week saw the first ever metallic hydrogen, electricity flow without heat conduction, advancements in carbon-free energy, and progress towards the creation of 3D printed human skin.
Chinese researchers claim their neural net was able to tell criminals apart from law-abiding citizens, with a 90% success rate, just by looking at their faces. Further study is obviously needed.
Virtual reality is all fine and well, but real immersion only comes by including other senses. Now scientists have managed to trick our brains into chewing and tasting food that's not actually there.
Turns out you don't need infinite monkeys and infinite typewriters - you just need a single monkey and brain-scanning technology to get it to type out Hamlet, or even The New York Times.
Microsoft's Excel is altering hundreds of scientific papers and destroying work done by scientists, thanks to the way it auto-formats data. But scientists are blaming themselves, not Microsoft.
Modern prosthetics could be taken to a new level if a joint effort between St Vincent's Hospital and the University of Melbourne discovers how to relay sensory feedback from robotic arms to the brain.
Researchers have created tiny robots that are capable of pulling incredible weights when they work together. The proof comes when the tiny mechanical critters pull a 2-ton car and its owner with them.
Researchers from Microsoft's Research department have called the entrance into 2016 a "new Golden Age of technological advancement," and have proposed 16 scientific advancements that may come in 2016.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in efficiently manufacturing a whole new material that might revolutionize computing and chip manufacturing. Despite the news, the technology is many years away.
A new process has been developed that allows scientists to create graphene 'pom-poms' which have impressive electrical properties. This process might hold the key to a new generation of batteries.
Logitech released the new Romer-G switches in their G910 Orion Spark keyboard, and if you're interested to find out how the internals of the switch look like in comparison to Cherry's, check this out.
The blending of science and fiction is gradually becoming our reality as a man without both of his arms successfully operates two robotic arms using nothing more than his own brain.
Halo is one of the most popular science-fiction games in history, and it turns out that the setting is based on a fair amount of science-fact, as the Halo rings could really be created in the future.
Researchers at the University of Akron have developed a novel method of making shatterproof screens which are not only much more flexible than earlier methods, but significantly cheaper too.
A recent misleading story implied that Twitter was releasing all of its data to unknown scientists that could use it any which way. However that couldn't be further from the truth.
It may already be the end of the line for China's first moon rover, as it hits serious mechanical problems after less than two months of operation. Is China now out of the space race?
Raijin was unveiled today at the National Computational Infrastructure, where it impressed with operation speeds of around 1.2 petaflops; it's currently Australia's fastest supercomputer.
Scientists at the world's most advanced physics laboratory, CERN, have embarked on a project that seeks to preserve the original hardware and software used to give birth to the World Wide Web.
Yesterday while Americans were celebrating Independence Day, Cern scientists at the LHC confirmed existence of the Higgs boson Particle. Of course this means it has to go on eBay right?
DNA decoding is proving to be a fundamental part in identifying genetic problems as well as diseases in general. A unique USB flash drive has been made to make this process more efficient.
Kinect hacks are no longer the domain of tinkerers and the curious. Researchers from prestigious institutions around the world are turning to Microsoft's 'toy' as a replacement to expensive equipment.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has written a new editorial for Science magazine, asking the federal government for a lot more money to fund future energy research.
The fastest data transfer speed through a single laser has been beaten, according to a new report released. Researchers at Germany's Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have achieved a blistering speed of up to 26 terabits...
Workers in the science and technology fields are made up mostly of men, but Microsoft is trying to change that with their Digigirlz program. Digigirlz is a program designed to give high school girls the...
Spending all day and night staring at your computer screen and all your other gadgets in between may be rotting your brain. According to the New York Times, scientists say all the digital devices in...
Dr. Mark Gasson from the University of Reading purposely injected a computer chip into his hand that contained malicious code. The computer chip is normally used for identification purposes, typically for tagging animals, but in...
17-year-old Mary Masterman, a senior at Westmoore High School in Oklahoma City, won the Intel Science Talent Search and received a $100,000 scholarship for building an inexpensive yet accurate spectrograph that identifies the "fingerprints" of...
Larry Page, a 33-year-old billionaire who remains co-president of Mountain View, California-based Google, has declared that scientists need more entrepreneurial drive and could benefit by doing more to promote solutions to big human problems. "There...
Using a specially designed skull cap fitted with electrodes, scientists are now able to control a computer, and write characters onto the screen. As Dr. Brunner concentrates on the "B" of "bonjour" in a keyboard-like...
The Science Museum is currently hosting the Pixar: 20 Years of Animation exhibition in London. The exhibition examines the work of Pixar's world-class artist team, and includes 250 drawings and paintings, 50 sculptures, and computer-generated...
Lars Liljeryd woke up one morning in 1996 with a hangover and an idea that would transform the science of digital audio. Liljeryd and his company Coding Technologies are still far from...
By Lori Stiles - University of Arizona News Mars Odyssey today is a step closer toward its mission to map the Red Planet. Odyssey is carrying the Gamma Ray Spectrometer (GRS), built...