If it has to make a choice, will your autonomous car kill you or pedestrians on the street?
Dutch scientists said Thursday crops of four vegetables and cereals grown on soil similar to that on Mars have been found safe to eat, amid plans for the first manned mission to the planet.
The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Spain on Thursday morning after completing a 70-hour flight from New York in the first solo transatlantic crossing in a solar-powered airplane.
Scientists using facial recognition technology and 360-degree underwater photos said Wednesday they have developed new software to quickly assess coral bleaching and other damage to the world's imperiled reefs.
In this photo provided by the National Science Foundation, a small plane picks up a sick worker at the U.S. South Pole science station. Two people who fell ill while working at the U.S. research station at the South Pole have been evacuated by a small plane that made the daring rescue flight in Antarctica's harsh winter.
It's trash day for the International Space Station.
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft was flying over the western Atlantic Monday morning on one of the most difficult legs of its record-breaking bid to cross the globe using only solar energy.
American geneticist Jennifer Doudna, one of this year's three recipients of the Tang Prize in biopharmaceutical science, said the most enjoyable aspect of her work has been tackling the challenges of her laboratory experiments.
After introducing the world to several new female heroes at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, story-driven game makers at this week's gathering of the interactive industry are uncharacteristically putting more racially diverse protagonists front and center in their games.
MIT News reported June 18 that Feng Zhang, a core institute member of the Broad Institute, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, has been named a 2016 Tang Prize Laureate in Biopharmaceutical Science for his role in developing the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system and demonstrating pioneering uses in eukaryotic cells.