Australian scientists have produced the largest flexible, plastic solar cells of the Southern continent – ten times the size of what they were previously able to – thanks to a new solar cell printer that has been installed at CSIRO.
The massively multiplayer game EVE Online is special in many ways -- it is possibly one of the biggest social experiments ever, and it is live and growing. The epic online universe is running persistently since exactly 10 years this month, which means that player characters "born" at the launch day ...
Have you ever had trouble with math? Apparently, you just need to shock your brain. Scientists have revealed that a harmless form of brain stimulation can actually improve a person's ability to perform calculations.
It's definitely spring. Leaves are unfurling, birds are singing and chemists have created stunning, self-assembling flowers in a beaker.
The US Ballistic Missile Defense system had another successful test this week, with a next-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB fired from the missile cruiser USS Lake Erie destroying a complex, separating short-range ballistic missile target with a sophisticated separating mock warhead.
Some of the world's most unique and extraordinary species are also the most endangered. Now, scientists have created an interactive map that reveals exactly what regions contain the highest concentrations of these species.
NASA and Google are teaming up to launch a new laboratory that's focused on advancing machine learning, and which will utilize a speedy quantum computer.
The stealth fighter-bomber drone X-47B, as of now just a technology demonstrator, was successfully catapulted from the flight deck of an aircraft carrier this week and thus becomes the first carrier-capable unmanned aircraft.
Could a company make it possible to send scents through your cell phone?
Gold mining has often been associated with serious environmental issues. Now, scientists have discovered a way to mine gold that's both environmentally friendly and cheap--by using cornstarch.
Good news for the computer industry: Swiss researchers have managed to make germanium suitable for lasers, which is important to eventually enable microprocessor components to communicate using light, essentially becoming much faster photonic computers.