What's that you said? Scientists can now listen to your conversation with the help of a potato-chip bag?
Playing violent video games may increase the risk of aggressive behaviors. Yet a new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that playing certain video games for up to an hour a day could give some children a social advantage.
The Reptile Database is a web-based catalogue that records reptile species. Now, scientists have announced that more than 10,000 reptile species have been recorded, which makes reptiles among the most diverse vertebrate groups in the world.
Now, a recent study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, found that teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely to engage in a wide range of deviant behaviors, ranging from alcohol use, delinquency, smoking and risky sexual activity.
Forget about that boring old ice cream that stays only one color while you eat it. Spanish physicist Manuel Linares has managed to create a frozen treat that actually shifts colors as you lick it, turning from periwinkle blue to hues of purple and pink.
Glasses are so last year. Scientists are working on a way to create vision-correcting displays that can compensate for a viewer's visual impairment without the need for them to wear glasses or contact lenses.
When you have something as tiny as bacteria and spermatozoa, movement becomes a whole new challenge. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at self-propulsion in a bid to potentially design tiny, nano-scale swimming machines.
Google is looking for guinea pigs to map out behaviors of the human body.
A new material may just have the potential to trap harmful gases that are used in industries that range from lighting to medicine. Scientists have created CC3, a new material which could be helpful in removing unwanted or hazardous radioactive elements.
Scientists have uncovered the secret to twisting light at will. They've created a new metamaterial that shows extraordinary properties that's not typical of regular materials.
Flocks of starlings can make for an amazing sight as they move in complicated patterns, swirling in a bubble-like formation through the skies. Now, scientists have found out how these birds manage these shifting patterns.
As 2013 ended, Facebook boasted over 1.2 billion monthly active users worldwide. Most likely an active user of the most popular social networking website, yourself, our parents can probably remember when Ray Tomlinson of the research firm Bolt, sent out the first email; the man who's also credited w...