A recent study shows that the amount of time you spend on the phone texting your significant other can often cause serious miscommunications that may later cause relationship problems.
Meet Gimball, the crash-happy flying robot that's allowing researchers to learn a little bit more about how to design machines that can withstand impact. Careening into tree trunks as it flies through the forest, Gimball can still stay on course despite numerous collisions.
The first test flight of a mini space shuttle, privately owned space vehicle developed in collaboration with NASA to carry astronauts to the space station, had a rough landing and skid off the runway due to technical glitch.
A recent study reveals that the number of children and teens in the United States becoming victims of gun violence has risen.
It's less costly to get electricity from wind turbines and solar panels than coal-fired power plants when climate change costs and other health impacts are factored in, according to a new study
The Human Brain Project (HBP) – a bold international venture to build a working computer model of the human brain by 2023 – was launched in Lausanne this month amid much pomp. What has to be done in order for the ambitious goals to be met?
Identifying new superconductor materials that would be more practical to use in everyday applications would be a major technological breakthrough with huge benefits for our electricity-hungry civilization.
The increasingly powerful microscopes used in biomedical imaging provide biologists with 3D images of hundreds of cells, and cells in these images are often layered on each other.
It's hard to miss the rocket engine in Paulo Lozano's MIT office. The 100-lb. propulsion system - about as big as a car's tire and built almost entirely of stainless steel - sits in a large glass showcase. The engine is the type of bulky hardware that powers many of today's spacecraft to the moon, p...
Nestle Fitness creative has created a "Tweeting Bra" in the hopes of increasing breast cancer awareness.
Is it time to reappraise the idea that Apple is incapable of innovation in the post Jobs era? The company has failed to introduce a game changing consumer device since the iPad but its latest range contains some significant breakthroughs.
NASA's Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) has made history using a pulsed laser beam to transmit data over the 239,000 miles between the moon and Earth at a record-breaking download rate of 622 megabits per second (Mbps).