European scientists believe they've observed subatomic particles traveling faster than the speed of light - something that Einstein's theory of relativity says should be impossible.
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have managed to decode and reconstruct dynamic visual experiences processed by the human brain.
British scientists have poured cold water on US research that claimed to have identified a gene responsible for ageing.
An international materials technology conference in San Diego has been given a new explanation for the explosions heard within the Twin Towers just before their collapse.
Six Italian scientists and former government officials are to appear in court today over charges that their failure to predict an earthquake led to hundreds of deaths.
Scientists at la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have developed an 'intelligent' T-shirt that monitors people's vital signs and tracks their position.
Scottish scientists say they've taken the first steps towards creating a form of life based on inorganic elements.
Online gamers have succeeded where scientists have failed for a decade, successfully deciphering the structure of an AIDS-like retrovirus enzyme.
Even at low concentrations, carbon nanoparticles in the environment could damage human health, say medical researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
A University of Alberta research team has discovered a remarkable collection of Cretaceous feathers trapped in tree resin.
The blood from woolly mammoths is helping scientists develop new blood products for medical procedures such as heart and brain surgery.
A team of Johns Hopkins researchers has created from scratch a new form of yeast that includes synthetic DNA.
German scientists say they're building a 3D printer that can print out artificial blood vessels.
Scientific research could be set for a big decline because of a growing tendency to report only positive findings.
Northwestern University scientists say they've taken a big step towards a handheld device for detecting nuclear weapons and materials such as a 'bomb in a suitcase'.
In a study that could have important implications for the abortion debate, neuroscientists say they've established that fetuses can't distinguish pain from touch until 35-37 weeks gestation – just before they'd normally be born.
Researchers say they've discovered a 'missing link' - a hominid 1.8 million years old that may be our oldest direct human ancestor yet found.
Researchers at Michigan State University have developed a new strain of a microbe which can efficiently clean up nuclear waste and other toxic metals while generating electricity.
BAE Systems has tested an invisibility cloak that allows a vehicle to blend into its surroundings in the infra-red and other frequencies.
Last Friday, the JET fusion power project went back into operation after the installation of the 'ITER-Like Wall'.