Physicists at the US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory say they've been unable to confirm the existence of a new particle indicated by Fermilab experiments in April.
Scientists claim that they’re almost ready to produce “super varieties” of wheat. They say the strains will resist fungus, yield more wheat, and neutralize deadly threats to the food supply.
Human beings are evolving much more slowly than previously believed, new research shows - maybe at just a third of the rate.
Scientists, rather unbelievably, have created a functioning laser from a single living human kidney cell.
A Detroit inventor has found a way to make steel seven percent stronger than any steel on record, offering the promise of lighter, thinner car bodies and stronger armored vehicles.
The intelligence community has a new workout regimen from an unlikely source: social science. Yes, intelligence analysts will now have to engage in mental gymnastics.
Two new elements have been officially added to the periodic table - twelve years after they were first discovered.
With bacteria increasingly developing resistance to antibiotics, German researchers say they've found a replacement.
At this week's Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) meeting, American researchers will unveil a new tool for detecting illegal nuclear explosions: the Earth’s global positioning system (GPS).
An international team of researchers has developed an artificial semiconductor structure capable of superimposing a pattern created by advanced fabrication methods that are precise at the nanometer scale.
Australian scientists have developed a 'smart bandage' that changes color when a wound becomes infected.
Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered a new way to deal with chronic pain. And it’s not medical marijuana.
A Columbia Engineering School team says it's made a major step in improving forecasts of extreme weather events in the US.
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center believe they're close to developing a male contraceptive pill with none of the side effects of previous, steroid-based versions.
CERN scientists have succeeding in trapping antimatter for a record 16 and a half minutes - long enough to begin studying it in detail.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has released a video documenting the progress of Project GreenVax.
Caltech researchers have built the most complex biochemical circuit ever, creating a DNA computer that can calculate square roots.
There is new research related to drag reduction that environmental tech geeks will love. It could help industries like shipping to lessen their energy use and carbon emissions.
Army veteran Scott Weakley is a former marathon runner who returned from the second Iraq war barely able to climb two or three flights of stairs without feeling exhausted.
A team from Vanderbilt University says it's found a quick and easy way of producing low cost nanodevices.