Scientists develop open-source genome analyzer

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a desktop genome analyzer.

Blocking microRNAs may prevent degenerative eye disorders

Medical researchers have discovered that laying the smackdown on DNA’s cousin - RNA - might help put a stop to the development of degenerative eye disorders.

Using super microscope scientists find body’s immunity “switch”

Thanks to a super advanced microscope, medical scientists can finally see what goes on inside of T-cells. What they've seen so far could lead to a new era of medical treatments.

Doctors: Stay away from energy drinks

You may have already seen this coming. Doctors have provided evidence to back up many people’s suspicions: energy drinks are bad for you.

New device could reduce surgical scarring

Scientists at Stanford University have developed an extraordinary wound dressing capable of greatly reducing scar tissue from incisions.

Anxiety might live in your gut, not in your head

Researchers at McMaster University have made an interesting discovery about those “gut feelings” we sometimes have. It’s a big discovery linked to little organisms.

Best Buy may start selling electric cars

For your next car purchase, you may not have to go to a dealership.

Nanomagnets give food for thought about computer memories

Scientists have developed egg-shaped nanomagnets that could be used for making future low-power computer memories.

Lasers could revolutionize internal combustion engines

Spark plugs have powered internal combustion engines for 150 years. Leave it to the Japanese to develop a way to replace spark plugs with lasers.

Scientists build golden windows for organic solar cells

Gold, kings have slaughtered for it and some people have teeth made out of it. But now it has a new use.

IBM Nanoparticles destroy bacteria that resist drugs

An IBM team has advanced a new technology with the potential to revolutionize the way resistant bacterial infections are treated.

New fluorescent OLEDs more efficient than once believed

Engineering researchers at the University of Michigan have created a remarkably effective fluorescent blue OLED.

Blind man will drive a car tomorrow

No, you don't need to stay off the streets. For one, Mark Riccobono will be driving on a closed-circuit course at Daytona International Speedway. But the bigger reason is that Riccobono, despite being legally blind, should be perfectly safe behind the wheel of Ford's new blind-accessible vehicle.

Google initiates a science fair for the world

Blast away those school auditorium walls because Google is taking the creativity and emerging science acumen from young students and giving them a platform to showcase their work on a global scale.

S. Korean students learn English from robot teachers

In South Korea, science fiction has become reality, with 30 robots teaching English to young students as part of a unique pilot program.

MIT laser camera sees around corners

MIT researchers have developed a camera capable of capturing images of objects that are not in its direct line of sight.

ASU biologist: Anti-microbial products dangerous, don’t work

Thanks to the abundance of medical fear mongering in America, people are obsessed with killing microorganisms. Antimicrobial compounds are the weapons of choice, but a biologist at Arizona State University is saying they are unsafe and don’t work.

Genetic freak fish: coming to your dinner table?

In their quest to apparently make all of our food artificial, scientists have given yet another creation their blessing. Say hello to genetically modified salmon.

India claims it can sell a $35 computer

The Indian government has successfully created a prototype for a new multimedia tablet computer that could sell for $35 and may ultimately drive the price down to $10.

New technology allows users to literally "feel" 3D images

You know how when you're watching a 3D movie, sometimes it feels like you could just reach out and grab the images that are popping out? Thanks to researchers, now you actually can.