NASA's Hubble finds life is too fast, furious for runaway galaxy

The spiral galaxy ESO 137-001 looks like a dandelion caught in a breeze in this new Hubble Space Telescope image.

Nissan's ZEOD-RC is the fastest electric racing car

Nissan is looking to be dominant not only in the consumer electric vehicle space, but also on the race tracks. It is gunning to win at the Le Mans 24 Hours next year and beat the likes of Drayson Racing Technologies. To do this it will have to bring along a wicked fast electric car, and it may just have that in the newly unveiled ZEOD RC.

New memristor offers super-fast memory

A new type of super-fast memory is on the cards, thanks to the creation of the first purely silicon oxide-based Resistive RAM memory chip that can operate in ambient conditions.

DHS failed to get permission for 'Minority Report' field trial

The Department of Homeland Security is testing a program that aims to identify criminals - before they've committed a crime.

Team prototypes instant genome test

Scientists from Imperial College London have prototyped a tool that they say could ultimately sequence a person’s genome in minutes, at a fraction of the cost of current techniques.

New test delivers biopsy results in minutes

Patients may no longer have to wait days for biopsy results, thanks to a new tissue-imaging technique that gives results in a matter of minutes.