Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an advanced method of growing nanolasers directly onto a silicon surface.
The more teenage girls use Facebook, the greater their chances of developing eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia.
The 'tree of life' model of evolution may turn out to be more tangled and overgrown than thought.
Al "ManBearPig" Gore has taken time out from his busy jet-setting schedule to pontificate about the heavy winter storms pummeling the East Coast.
People around the world thought a simple vaccination would save their children from the H1N1 virus. Parents in Finland are finding out that the shot that was supposed to save their children might actually be harming them instead.
University of Sydney scientists say they're on the verge of creating an 'electronic thinking cap' - a way of stimulating the brain to provide flashes of insight.
After attending a summer bonfire turned wrong, Pennsylvania state police officer Matt Uram was left with second degree burns across his face and arms.
A team at Vanderbilt University has found a way of using graphene to create windshields that don't need wipers.
CERN scientists have decided that the Large Hadron Collider is performing so well that they won't close it down for improvements as planned.
An astonishing new painkiller has been developed at Stony Brook University. It boasts no side effects or addictive qualities and could be ready for consumption within a year or two.
Being touted as the world's largest cube puzzle, this behemoth is just about the most mind-bendingly challenging thing we've ever seen.
Princeton University engineers have developed a new laser sensing technology that could allow soldiers to detect hidden bombs from a distance.
High school biology teachers need more training to, um, help them understand and thus believe in basic tenets of biology.
A Colorado State University biologist has created a species of "plant sentinels" capable of detecting explosives and other environmental contaminants.
A British engineer is now walking around with a life-saving heart implant - that he designed and built himself.
The US risks falling behind in science, warns Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, unless science teaching is improved.
Defense heavyweight Lockheed Martin has opened an advanced technology and virtual simulation facility in Colorado.
MIT scientists have discovered a new cloaking technology that can hide an object as large as a peppercorn.
University of Vermont roboticist Josh Bongard has created robots that change their body forms while learning how to walk - like tadpoles becoming frogs.
If you thought training your dog was hard, researchers at Auburn University may be able to help. And by help, I mean turn your puppy into a super dog willing to take on the riskiest of tasks, sniff for bombs, and generally help save the world.