GPS and satellite data can be used in a real-time, coordinated effort to fully characterize a fault line within 24 hours of an earthquake, ensuring that aid is delivered faster and more accurately than ever before.
Scientists may have picked up a few tips and tricks from the rattlesnake as they designed their undulating snake-like robots. They've looked at the real thing in order to create a robot capable of taking rapid and even sharp turns.
New findings published in the American Journal of Public Health show that researchers at the University of Michigan Injury Center and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute studied how many lives could be saved if there were alcohol ignition interlock devices in newly purchased...
A new study conducted by researchers at Oregon State University examined how these drivers were always busy fussing with their cell phone, texting or doing anything but focusing on the road.
New findings published in the British journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B show us that preponderance of inadequate exposure to natural light during the day and overexposure to artificial light at night can actually mess up our circadian rhythm.
Many parents might like to share stories of their families online via photos, videos or other forms of media. However, new findings by the University of Michigan Health System show that this could actually do some emotional damage to their children. This rather modern trend that researchers are refe...
New findings published in the journal Perception show what may actually be a fundamental bias in the way people prefer to watch their video games. In other words, some like to see their favorite characters go from left to right, in the way that many languages are read.
Scientists have made a liquid metal drop that can actually propel itself through liquid and change shape to fit through any narrow passage.
It's a step forward for material science. Researchers have created a new paint that self-cleans, resisting dirt and grime.
Like it or not, most Americans will wake up to their smart phones tomorrow and see that they missed an hour of sleep. Just so turns out, they actually did. It's daylight saving time.
Nanoparticles may prove helpful in treating lung cancer, according to a recent study published in the journal ACSO Nano.
A certain octopus apparently doesn't like its picture being taken. When a college's digital media producer, Benjamin Savard, tried out his GoPro camera in an octopus's tank, the octopus grabbed the camera and then turned it on Savard before trying to eat the device.