A North Carolina State University professor has developed a computer chip that can store an an entire library’s worth of information.
A team of researchers from Japan and Michigan Technological University has built a massively parallel molecular computer.
A German team has developed software that lets drivers steer simply by looking in the direction they want to go.
WHOI scientists have discovered a group of giant asphalt domes under the sea off Santa Barbara, California.
Japanese scientists are preparing to develop "mind-reading" robots and consumer electronics that can be controlled by thought.
Significant problems have forced the US Transportation Department to take a step back from upgrading its highly outdated air traffic control system.
Caltech researchers have built a device that produces highly focused, high-amplitude acoustic signals dubbed 'sound bullets'.
Some very clever people with better things to do than fiddle about on a Nintendo DS have explained to the rest of us that brain training games are useless.
Jewel scarab beetles can see using circularly polarised light - the same as is used in 3D movies such as Avatar. And they don't even need special glasses.
Scientists have developed a brain implant that melts into place, fitting to the brain's surface like shrink-wrap.
Einstein famously said that no amount of experimentation would prove him right. But two new studies have backed up his General Theory of Relativity, and one significantly undermines a rival theory.
Researchers from Imperial College London have for the first time created a structure that acts like a single pole of a magnet at room temperature.
Giant natural particle accelerators are forming 40 km above the surface of the Earth during thunderstorms, according to a lightning researcher at the University of Bath.
MIT researchers have discovered that a wireless electricity delivery technique they invented three years ago works better when it's used to charge multiple devices at the same time.
A British expedition has discovered the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents, erupting water hot enough to melt lead.
You wait ages for a new human species, and then two come along at once. Hard on the heels of the discovery of a new type of hominin in Siberia, an international team says it's found the closest yet type of australopithecine to modern humans.
The solar powered Impulse HB-SIA has successfully completed its maiden voyage over a picturesque Swiss airfield.
Russian and US physicists have finally created element 117 - a superheavy element made of atoms containing 117 protons that is roughly 40 percent heavier than lead.
A geologist has discovered a link between regular changes in the Earth's orbital cycle and changes in the climate.
A team of Japanese scientists have designed a robot that is reportedly capable of accurately laughing and smiling by mimicking human facial expressions.