Scientists have just discovered massive amounts of a rare metal called tellurium, a key element in cutting-edge solar technology.
Scientists have created an artificial synapse to help computers better recreate the way the human brain processes information.
Many of the human proteins or other molecules present in your cells and encoded in your DNA contain viruses.
Researchers may have found a way to halt the development of both type 2 diabetes and obesity in humans using a recently discovered protein.
New research looks at tapping plants’ energy directly by turning their internal structures into electric circuits.
Space10, Ikea's innovation lab, has designed a piece of living furniture that can feed quite a few people.
Future opportunities for cognitive enhancement and control through non-invasive brain stimulation have raised profound ethical, legal, and social questions. What is societally acceptable ...
Mark Wainwright, explores how we can use light to fight bacteria.
The 'doomsday' vault that stores every known crop on the planet just got a delivery of nearly 50,000 seeds.
On the anniversary of Dolly’s cloning, here are five noteworthy findings about cloning and public opinion.
Engineers and biologists at MIT have designed a new “living material” that can sense chemical with light.
Nanoscience is offering solutions in a wide variety of fields, helping turn the once impossible into reality.
Research in worms looking at getting rid of toxic cellular substances could offer an insight into Alzheimer's in humans.
Tiny drones designed to help pollination as bee numbers fall are still a long way from the real thing.
A group of researchers have developed a human-machine that could give amputees control of their limbs.