Wednesday, December 23, 2015
SpaceX successfully landed its powerful Falcon 9 rocket Monday for the first time, a major milestone in the drive to cut costs and waste by making rockets as reusable as airplanes.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
A gene-editing technique known as CRISPR was named Thursday by the influential U.S. journal Science as 2015's breakthrough of the year, due to its potential to revolutionize health and medicine.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Want even your younger kids to join the tech revolution by learning to code? Maybe you should get them a robot -- or at least a video game.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Tim Peake, the first Briton to travel to the International Space Station (ISS), blasted off on Tuesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome with two other astronauts, to cheers and excitement back home.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
On the edge of the Sahara desert, engineers make final checks to a sea of metal mirrors turned towards the sun, preparing for the launch of Morocco's first solar power plant.
A small piece of dung was on proud display at global climate-saving talks in Paris, just a few steps away from being transformed into a plastic bottle or fuel for a car.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Scientists have invented a machine that imitates the way the human brain learns new information, a step forward for artificial intelligence, researchers reported Thursday.
Friday, December 11, 2015
A team of veterinarians, scientists and lab workers gathered around a surrogate hound and watched her give birth to seven 200-gram puppies, the first dogs ever conceived in a test tube.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
A U.S. shipment of much-needed groceries and other astronaut supplies rocketed toward the International Space Station for the first time in months Sunday, reigniting NASA's commercial delivery service.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
A tool to edit human genes is nowhere near ready to use for pregnancy, but altering early embryos as part of careful laboratory research should be allowed as scientists and society continue to grapple with the ethical questions surrounding this revolutionary technology, ..........