Researchers are developing a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into the clouds in order to make it rain or trigger lightning.
Facebook, the social networking service that launched in February 2004, has dramatically changed the way many of us communicate and share information. The site makes it easy to post pictures, play games, talk to friends, join groups and the list goes on. Of course, we can also tell Facebook how we'r...
Just as Google Glass goes on sale for one-day, April 15, a recent study suggests that the device could aid Parkinson's patients with mobility issues and monitoring their symptoms.
If you’re struggling to understand the deluge of information about the Heartbleed vulnerability, you’re not alone. Some reports tell us to change all our online passwords immediately, others warn us that this could do more harm than good. There is a lot of misinformation out there.
Team vHAB — including two graduate students in bioengineering, an undergraduate in bioengineering, and an undergraduate in neurobiology and behavior — created six games for stroke therapy patients.
Researchers at UC San Francisco are hoping to better understand the brain with the help of online games.
As previous studies have shown that playing violent video games can foster aggressive behaviors, a recent study suggests that it's simply the frustration responsible for experiencing failure during the game--not the game's violence.
Allanore lab chemically alters feldspar, an ore closer to home for countries that cultivate bananas and other potassium-dependent crops
Researchers are working to revolutionise mealtimes for elderly people with swallowing problems – by 3D-printing their food.
A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Louisville examines how the stimulation of nerve pathways can help victims of spinal cord injuries regain movement.
A team of cybersecurity researchers have developed a novel security system for cell phones that locks the device if the user's taps and swipes don't match that of the owner's.
Average life expectancy has nearly doubled since 1800, thanks to progress in medicine. Most of that was made by developing drugs and improving public health services. The medical revolution of the 21st century is going to be different. With greater understanding of our genes, we will need treatments...