A team of Harvard researchers 3D prints a fully autonomous octopus-like robot that runs on a chemical reaction.
One of the fathers of string theory proposes a new equation that may reconcile general relativity and quantum mechanics.
A new pipeline could ruin their water supply and sacred sites, say the Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes.
North Korea announces a new on-demand video service for its citizens.
Authorities in France and Scotland are taking very different approaches to Islamic dress in their societies.
NASA will be putting most of the research it funds online for free in policy of open access to science.
Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals his political and religious views in an amusing fight with a conservative radio host.
NASA tests the engine for the most powerful rocket ever built, designed for deep-space missions.
A new study highlights the extent of the drug overdose epidemic in the United States.
Researchers announce a potential breakthrough in using nanotechnology to fight cancer.
A new study sheds light on the evolutionary connection between fish fins and human fingers.
Scientists are concerned that the results of studies using mice may be affected by gut bacteria.
Professor Patrick McGovern, a world authority on ancient alcoholic beverages, describes how alcohol had a profound effect on early societies.
University of California, Irvine physicists may have discovered a new fundamental force of nature.
A Washington think tank raises concerns that U.S. nuclear weapons stored at a military base in Turkey can fall into the wrong hands.
New psychology study finds people of higher intelligence to be much less physical than non-thinkers. You can take the utilized Need for Cognition Test yourself here to see if you're a thinker.
Danish scientists use a new dating technique to find startling estimates for the age of the world's longest-living vertebrate species.
A noted neuroscientist's new study illuminates what remarkable invention made our brains the largest of all the primates.
Genetic engineering, utilizing CRISPR, promises to change human lives by bringing an end to disease while irreversibly modifying our gene pool.
Japanese doctors reveal how AI software helped save the life of a cancer patient.