Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle in doubt

Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle is looking a little, well, uncertain, with the discovery that observation needn't disturb systems as much as thought.

Archaeologists unearth colossal human sculpture

An international team of archaeologists recently unearthed a colossal human structure along with an ornately decorated semi-circular column in southeastern Turkey.

Fire used for cooking much earlier than thought

Human ancestors were using fire a million years ago - 300,000 years earlier than believed.

New OLED manufacturing method promises lower-cost, flexible screens

Engineering researchers at the University of Toronto say they've developed the world’s most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on plastic.

Astronomers observe biggest storm ever seen

Astronomers say they've observed extreme brightness changes on a nearby brown dwarf that could indicate a storm more dramatic than any ever before seen on a planet.

Pedal-powered plane flaps wings to fly

A human-powered 'ornithopter' with flapping wings has become the first aircraft of its kind to achieve sustained flight.

Video camera promises perfect focus everywhere

A new video camera is under development that's claimed to be able to focus on both near-field and distant objects simultaneously.