Study shows genetic material in bacteria can be harnessed to solve complex math problems
New spray-on explosives detector; Next-gen insect repellents; Salty water on Mars; and more...
Cognitive scientist Mark Changizi does not bother with how the brain accomplishes a task, but rather why it performs the function in the first place.
Animals control prosthetic limbs with their brains, paving the way for humans to do the same
New York City Mayor slams politicians for failing to heed scientists' research--and their warnings
Seven scientists from three scientific disciplines today were awarded the first biennial Kavli Prizes. Each of the three award categories come with $1-million cash prize for researchers working in astrophysics, neuroscience and nanoscience...
Water wind farms; Sleepy brains experience "power failure"; and more...
New study shows pattern of "quitting cascades" permeate social networks
Doctors link weekend seizure to a cancerous glioma
Protein-folding video game and more
A route used by tumor cells to spread could be exploited to make stem cells for regenerative medicine and cancer therapies
Australian team uses genetic markers to identify the most viable embryos to eliminate risk of multiple pregnancies
Study says that human growth hormone may restore memory and attention deficits caused by heroin abuse
Dust devils greet Mars lander; Carbon nanotubes measure spiciness; Autism linked to schizophrenia ... and more
If enacted, sponsors say measure could double or triple the number of neurotherapies on the market
Strange animal offers insight into adaptations that are unique to almost all mammals
New research explains how three proteins conspire to determine an embryo's sex
10-hour storm is the deadliest to strike the country in recent memory
A new study finds up to 250 regions where the reference genome sequenced over 13 years may be missing information