If integrated into adaptive cruise-control systems, a new algorithm could mitigate the type of freeway backup that seems to occur for no reason.
Facebook knows you are going to break up before you do
Terahertz radiation sources are becoming more and more important in the technological world. They can be used for diagnostic imaging, analyzing unknown substances and ultrafast communication. Now, scientists have set a new world record by creating the most powerful terahertz quantum cascade laser ye...
A recent study shows that spending too much time on the internet could cause depression in some individuals and even suicidal thoughts.
One of theOne of the world's largest dinosaurs to ever roam on Earth is now taking its first steps in over 94 million years. world's largest dinosaurs that roamed on Earth is now taking its first steps in over 94 million years.
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?