A heavily-modded street-legal Ford GT recently became the first car recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records to hit a blazingly fast standing-mile speed of 223 MPH.
Worms conceived via sexual reproduction are apparently endowed with a bolstered immune system that helps the creatures fight off deadly parasites.
Oxford University scientists are protptyping glasses that could help people with severely limited vision see again.
A screw-and-nut system has been discovered for the first time in nature, in the hip joint of a tiny weevil.
Following a clinical study in Berlin, patients with frequent cluster headaches treated with a non-hallucinogenic version of LSD reportedly experienced relief for weeks and even months.
Yes, the Feds may routinely hem and haw about climate change legislation.
Areas around airports experience more rain and snow, say researchers, as planes trigger precipitation by flying through clouds.
Scientists at the Technical University of Munich say they've moved closer to the development of self-aware robots by giving them sensitive skin.
Researchers at the University of Western Ontario say they can tell what action a person is planning, moments before they actually do it.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common, yet incurable illness plaguing soldiers who have experienced the horrors of combat.
Radioactive material at the Los Alamos National Laboratory is safe, despite a wildfire which is keeping the lab closed for a fourth day.
Hardcore non-believers won’t like this one. New research shows that religion has a real world use for traumatic brain injury victims.
It would be nice to think that as humanity grew up a bit and democracy spread, the number of wars would decrease.
There’s some sad news from The Land of the Rising Sun today. Fukushima residents now have radioactive urine.
Doctors have for the first time been able to treat hemophilia by a process called gene editing - reparing flaws in the genetic code of a living animal.
NASA has confirmed plans to conduct extensive flyovers over Maryland next week as part of an initiative to study air pollution in major cities.
Charles Darwin's entire personal scientific library - including his own scribbled notes in the margins - is to appear online for the first time.
Researchers have discovered that two areas of the brain are directly affected by city living, leading to a greater risk of anxiety and mood disorders.
It's a grand gesture on the scale of Ozymandias - although somewhat less egotistical - a clock designed to keep time for ten thousand years.
People may be able to 'see' magnetic fields just as migrating birds do - or, at any rate, have once had the ability to do so in the past.