SpaceX launched an Asian communications satellite into a distant orbit Friday and for the fourth time managed to recover the rocket that did the work.
Scientists have recorded the first ever microscopic movies of water being vaporized by the world's brightest X-ray laser.take atomic-level snapshots of some of nature's speediest processes.
A Japanese aquarium said Wednesday it had hatched two Humboldt penguin chicks after using artificial insemination, the first time the technique has been successfully deployed for the vulnerable species.
Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or fewer.
An app that allows rural doctors to seek advice remotely from experts on Tuesday won Africa's first prize recognizing new technology that boosts health on the continent.
U.S. biochemical engineer Frances Arnold on Tuesday won a million-euro technology prize in Finland for her work on "directed evolution," a method of rewriting DNA to improve medicines and develop green fuels.
These kids can take it out of you completely. Not at all because there are too many of them, as their classes tend to be small, but because here every child has his or her own "something." Marcin is unable to hold chalk in his hands. His teachers spread flour on the table, so he can "write" using his fingers. For Witkoria it's a little better. She is able to clutch the pencil, but when drawing lines she will still go off at the sides. The paper crumples. The line, as if out of spite, doesn't want to go straight.
A colossal space shuttle fuel tank completed its 19-hour trek through the streets of Los Angeles on Saturday to join the retired orbiter Endeavour on display at the California Science Center.
Kapil Nathan knows how unpredictable the U.S. National Geographic Bee can be.
Now there's yet another market for 3D printer-enthusiasts: candy.