It seems like NASA's rovers have something in common with Seth from the movie, Superbad: They like drawing pictures of penises. Unlike Seth, though, the rovers have taken their particular phallic sketch out of this world--all the way to Mars.
NASA has launched three smartphones into orbit as a part of its low-budget, experimental satellite program that uses off-the-shelf components.
Researchers have designed Flipperbot, a robot that has the ability to scuttle across the sand like a real baby sea turtle. They hope the robot can allow them to better preserve declining species of sea turtles.
A new phenomenon was discovered by chance when experimenting with growing nanowires of a compound semiconductor on top of a sheet of graphene. The team of University of Illinois engineers that conducted the experiments were surprised to find the very useful trait that the self-assembled wires formed...
President Obama announced Monday at the White House Science Fair that the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) will launch a new STEM AmeriCorps initiative to spur student interest in science, technology, engineering and math education.
A new method has been developed by a team of researchers from University of Exeter that makes bacteria produce diesel on demand. The study was conducted with support from Shell.
The third annual White House Science Fair kick-started today.
In honor of Earth Day 2013, Google rolled out a new doodle which pictures scenic shots of a mountain and a lake that's home to a school of fish.
A recent poll showed 18 percent of respondents believe that sexbots will be available for our toying pleasure by 2030.
Ants have a complicated social structure. Now, researchers have individually tagged every single worker ant within an entire colony and tracked them with a computer in order to learn more about how they network.
At the vast construction site of the world's largest experimental fusion reactor ITER in Southern France--which will be one of the largest and most complex machines ever built--another facility will now be built for the on site fabrication of huge components that are too large for transport since th...