Notorious hacker group Anonymous announced (and proved) in the middle of February that it gained access to the State Department’s website and also captured a database, which was then published online.
A new type of air-cleaning technology that uses X-ray irradiation could contribute to better protect human lungs from allergens, airborne viruses and ultrafine particles in the air. Washington University engineering researchers developed and tested a device they call SXC ESP, which they expect could...
Space shuttle Atlantis is going on display this summer, the Kennedy Space Center has announced. The center is preparing a massive public exhibition – complete with a $100 million facility – that will aim at bringing to the masses the exclusivity of space experiences.
"Solve the Outbreak" a free iPad app allows the users to assume the role of a disease outbreak investigator in the agency's Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) by navigating three fictional outbreaks based on real-life events..
A robotic bat wing could help researchers unlock the secrets of flapping flight.
Track meteorites in an interactive map that shows strikes dating as far back as 2,300 BCE.
Computer scientists have created a wraparound virtual world where a researcher wearing 3D glasses can explore scenarios that they might not otherwise be able to experience.
Evolution is surprisingly predictable, according to new research with E. Coli.
A latest report from NASA states that on Tuesday the International Space Station briefly lost contact with its ground controllers as the connections got disconnected after a computer software update broke down, but assured that the crew members were safe. This breakdown lasted for less than three ho...
Want to know why Google is featuring a rotating model of our solar system today? Nicolaus Copernicus helped create the heliocentric model of our solar system.
Scientists have created "zombie" mammalian cells that function better after they die.
When it comes to sticking power under wet conditions, marine mussels are hard to beat. They can adhere to virtually all inorganic and organic surfaces, sustaining their tenacious bonds in saltwater, including turbulent tidal environments.