A former mechanical engineer by the name of Chris Goggin has designed a device capable of detecting bedbugs - which will no doubt bring a huge sigh of relief to those who awake with itchy red spots.
Scientists have known for a long time that people who have a close relative who is an alcoholic have a much better chance of abusing the sauce.
There is has always been a concern about what will happen to children who are exposed to media violence.
The enigmatic Area 51 in the Nevada desert is synonymous with clandestine activities, aliens and unexplained events for many UFO enthusiasts.
Did you know that China is governed by scientists? Yes, both the Chinese President and his Premier are engineers. In addition, 8 out of China’s top 9 government officials are scientists.
As America prepares itself for what is predicted to be an active hurricane season, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is calling on Congress to fund weather satellites.
Here’s one for the obvious file: a study of university students has found a link between binge drinking and poorer verbal declarative memory.
Yale researchers have found that for some people, the expensive cancer medications called "smart drugs" might not be so smart after all.
A new study says teens that drink alcohol spend more time on their computers than their peers who don’t drink.
A Swiss researcher has developed a new apple that is resistant to disease, appealing to the palate, and easy to grow, all without using genetic modification.
A new study suggests that our brains have a built-in mechanism that causes an automatic reaction when we deal with someone who refuses to share.
Artists and engineers have joined forces to show that digital technology can be both romantic and practical.
Science blogger Keith Cowing though that using the Presidential Seal in an innocent blog post was no big deal. He was wrong.
Scientists have made biodegradable polymers that can self-assemble into nanofiber spheres. They are injected into wounds to help cells form new tissue.
Most people fancy outdoor adventure - but that is often before they are subjected to some of the world’s most remote and harsh environments.
When you think of the Boy Scouts you usually think of outdoors activities. But now scouts will have robotics as an activity.
Worms and fish may be the key to helping people with injured nervous systems.
Engineers have developed a device that can detect single cancer cells in a blood sample.
Mice that are low on the totem pole have a tough life. It turns out that bullying has some measurable effects on the brain chemistry of mice.
Scientists are developing a new intelligence test that can be taken by any living creature. It will allow for comparison of intelligence between humans and animals.