Wednesday, September 9, 2015
European experts have pulled off a major advance that might one day help build new worlds in space after an astronaut in the International Space Station (ISS) remotely guided a robot on Earth by feel.
Monday, September 7, 2015
As it gets harder to tear our eyes away from smartphones, televisions, tablets or computers, concerns are growing over a blue light emitted by their screens, blamed for harming the retina and causing interrupted sleep.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Scientists are using submersibles to explore a German U-boat sunk 11 kilometers (7 miles) off the coast of the northeastern U.S. state of Rhode Island the day before Nazi Germany surrendered in World War II, and they're streaming the attempts online as they work to learn more about shipwrecks and how they affect the environment.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Imagine the alarm clock ringing on a typical Monday morning, except this time the curtains draw themselves back, the bathroom lights switch on automatically and you smell fresh coffee brewing.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts successfully launched towards the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking the 500th manned launch in space travel history.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest U.S. isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the U.S. Defense Department is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, said a study Thursday that raised new questions about the seriousness of psychology research.