The National Science Foundation has awarded Boston College with a two-year, $200,000 grant that will allow Professor G. Michael Barnett and undergraduate researchers to use technology for disseminating pertinent environmental data to the public.
New tools could help our world's threatened species, and they could help preserve biodiversity across the globe. Scientists have found that tools to collect and share information could help stem the loss of Earth's species.
Dry eye, a burning condition that can impair vision and damage the cornea, in some cases, affects millions of people around the world, particularly older individuals.
Google has concocted a fleet of electric-powered self-driving cars that will be tested by the end of the year.
Check out this new six-legged robot, dubbed "OutRunner." Standing in at less than 2 feet tall and weighing around 3 pounds, its six legs hide inside a motorized engine that can speed along at 20 mph. In fact, this robot that emulates a human runner, which can run for up to two hours on a single batt...
Scientists have discovered a new, earth-friendly method that can dramatically reduce the amount of energy it takes to bleach cotton while at the same time improving the quality of the material.
It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie; scientists have created a way for pilots to control a plane using only their brains. With a wired cap on his head, a pilot can use his mind to control an aircraft and make a safe landing.
Students at Brigham Young University recently launched the "Signglasses" project in an attempt to develop a better system of sign language for narration through several types of glasses, including Google Glass.
Researchers have created a super-hydrophobic surface that is extremely difficult to wet and makes water to bounce like a ball.
Its developers say that the OutRunner robot can run up to 20 miles per hour and can last for two hours on a single charge. They’ve turned to Kickstarter in order to raise money to fully develop and perfect the six-legged robot for a variety of purposes.
The effects of mental illness can be devastating and even deadly in some cases. A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford highlights the need to push for increased awareness and treatments for these health issues.
Advances in technology provide new and exciting opportunities for users all around the world. Yet recent research examines the possible dangers on children's mental development when they involve themselves with certain wireless technologies, according to a new project that launched Tuesday.