Fermilab is denying reports that its Tevatron particle accelerator has detected a Higgs boson - the so-called God Particle.
Boston University computer engineering professor Francesco Cerrina was found dead yesterday morning inside an unattended lab on campus.
The Iter fusion reactor has got the go-ahead for completion after the EU agreed additional funds.
A new remote wave sensing technology can see through clothing and packaging to detect explosives, biological agents and drugs from a distance of 20 meters.
It might come as a surprise to daytime TV viewers - "We've proved your husband was cheating!" - but polygraphs aren't actually that accurate.
MIT scientists have developed fibers that can detect and produce sound, and say they could be used to produce clothes that act as microphones.
The 3D-Bioplotter takes computer aided designs from a PC and build biomaterials. Anxious geeks building girlfriends in AutoCAD as we speak.
A newly discovered dinosaur species with the most dramatic frill round its head ever found has been dubbed Mojoceratops.
Ever look at that skeleton in your high school classroom and wonder if it was a guy or girl? A new technique has been developed to make it easier to answer the gender question.
A new 'smart' medical dressing uses nanotechnology to both detect and treat infection in wounds.
Scientists are going to perform research on HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria, with the help of a cell phone and a brand new kind of microscope.
US climate scientists say they're experiencing a barrage of hate mail and death threats, and that law enforcement agencies are failing to act.
Researchers at the University of Washington and Stanford University have developed an insectlike robot with hundreds of tiny legs.
Washington State University researchers have created a 'super battery', a new material capable of storing vast amounts of energy.
Professor Michael Mann, the US scientist accused of massaging climate change figures has been cleared by his university.
Tibetans' adaptation to high altitude took place over less than 3,000 years, a new genetic analysis shows, in what was the fastest shift in human evolution yet discovered.
A team says it's identified a group of genes that can predict exceptionally long life in humans with 77 percent accuracy.
The first multicelled life appeared on Earth more than 1.5 billion years earlier than previously thought, new fossil discoveries show.
Named for the author of Moby Dick, a newly-discovered fossil whale makes Captain Ahab's nemesis look like a shrimp.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted initial approval for a "roadable aircraft" known as the Transition.