While previous studies have shown that e-cigarettes are likely healthier than traditional cigarettes, the jury is still out on the long-term effects of this relatively new device.
Recycled tires may be the key to giving new life to lithium-ion batteries. Scientists have found that by modifying materials from discarded tires, they can develop a better anode for lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers have found that an exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game could help some patients to live a more normal life. By rewiring brain function, MS patients were able to build up strength by simply playing the video game.
In a constantly evolving technological society, you might think that humans could feel a bit threatened, devalued or annoyed by robots in the workplace.
Nail polish might seem like an excellent accessory for many outfits or looks. But did you know that a certain type of polish could help prevent future date rapes?
Robo brain--otherwise known as a large computational system that learns from publicly available internet resources--will help robots draw on new knowledge and sharpen previously existing skills.
Diabetics may have a new way to check their condition-without drawing blood. Scientists have created a new method that uses a laser to measure people's blood sugar.
It turns out that the food you waste could one day create plastic. Scientists have created a novel process which could help the world deal with its agricultural and plastic waste problems while at the same time relieving the burden placed on petroleum for plastic products.
Could you imagine a row of solar panels that also function as windows? Scientists may just have developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while still allowing people to see outside.
A recent report from Community Health Systems found that data on 4.5 million clients was stolen by Chinese hackers from its computer network.
Imagine a moth flapping its way through a disaster area, flying over regions that are too dangerous for humans. Now imagine if you could control that moth in order to assess an area, bringing back critical data for search and rescue missions.
What movements do worms use when it comes to inching through the Earth? That's a question that scientists have now answered with the help of a mathematical model which challenges the tradition view of how these creatures get around.