As the days countdown to the upcoming World Solar Challenge in Australia, in which college student solar car teams race 3000 km across the Outback, the number of vehicles being unveiled continues to creep up. One of the latest is from the University of Minnesota, which took the wraps off its Daedalus entry last Thursday.
A chemical found in many common plastics could have you copulating with other species and producing strange hybrid offspring... if you're a fish, at any rate.
Security researchers have discovered it's possible to track a cellphone's location by listening to unencrypted broadcast messages from cell phone towers.
Biologists have persuaded a single-celled organism, brewer's yeast, to evolve into a multicellular cluster, mimicking one of the first stages of evolution on Earth.
The amount of food the world needs could double by 2050, say scientists, with potentially devastating consequences for the planet.
Wikipedia is overwhelmingly dominated by male editors, a new study has found - which is why Sex and the City receives so much less coverage than The Sopranos.
University of Minnesota engineers say they've discovered a completely new way of generating electricity.