Type 1 diabetes, previously known as juvenile diabetes, affects about 1.25 million Americans. Researchers have now designed an algorithm that monitors blood sugar levels and computes an insulin dose that it delivers quickly and automatically when necessary via an artificial pancreas.
A newborn infant can see its parents’ expressions at a distance of 30 cm. For the first time, researchers have managed to reconstruct infants' visual perception of the world.
Athletic outfitters Adidas announced on Monday that it had created an initial prototype for an ecologically beneficial shoe. Made almost completely from recycled garbage reclaimed from the ocean, the shoe consists...
Bill Nye said the Rosetta mission would lead to amazing discoveries we hadn't yet even thought of. He might have been more right than he imagined.
Light plays a vital role in our everyday lives and technologies based on light are all around us. So we might expect that our understanding of light is pretty settled. But scientists have just uncovered a new...
As Americans prepare to shoot off fireworks on the Fourth of July, let's take a look at how other nations celebrate their holiday equivalents.
Cuba has become the first country to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to baby, the World Health Organization has declared five years into its regional initiative.
There's a reason Tesla is so in vogue right now. The dude was basically science's Nostradamus, predicting globalized wireless communication nearly eight decades before it came to fruition.
Every year in Japan, a giant penis festival is held, while in America, Chrissy Teigen's nipple is banned. When will we get over our sexual Puritanism?