Wednesday, May 13, 2015
A person's gut bacteria and the colony of microbes that live in the body and on the skin may serve as a unique identifier, much like a fingerprint, researchers said Monday.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Frederick Hutson was serving time in prison for moving a mountain of marijuana when he came up with a million-dollar idea for Internet startup Pigeonly.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites -- by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.
SpaceX's Dragon capsule sailed through the first flight test of its emergency astronaut escape feature Wednesday, a critical step toward launching people into space from U.S. soil in the next two years.
Astronomers have located the most distant galaxy ever measured in the universe, and it looks like a bright blue mass of stars some 13.1 billion light-years from Earth.
Bogota-based startup Biko is out to make bicycling pay off for riders in traffic-choked cities around the world.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Private U.S. space transport company SpaceX is to test an eject button for astronauts on Wednesday in the first flight test of the abort system on the Dragon spaceship.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Millions of Japanese seniors could receive iPads under a program to supply the elderly with specially equipped tablets that remind them when to take medicine and advise where to find community support services.
NASA pushed back Thursday against a congressional proposal to slash more than US$300 million in funding from its branch focused on climate issues.