Saturday, September 19, 2015
A French startup working with a top government lab said it has developed in-vitro human sperm, claiming a breakthrough in infertility treatment sought for more than a decade.
A tiny invisibility cloak has been invented by U.S. scientists who are edging ever-closer to a real version of what has until now been a staple of science fiction, researchers said Thursday.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Halfway into a year in space -- the longest ever attempted at the International Space Station -- American astronaut Scott Kelly said Monday he misses fresh air but is adapting well.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Americans' knowledge of basic scientific facts is just average, says a poll out Thursday that also revealed differences by education level, gender, race and age.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
An eight-year-old girl who endures 400 daily epileptic seizures will become Mexico's first authorized consumer of medical cannabis after the government granted her Tuesday an exemption to its marijuana ban.
Sperm whales create social cliques based on a shared dialect of vocal clicks, evidence that humans are not alone in having culture, according to research published Tuesday.
Approximately half of the U.S. adult population has diabetes or is prediabetic, although prevalence of the disease appears to be leveling off after decades of increase, researchers said Tuesday.
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.