Solar-powered trackers on wings have recorded California condors soaring to 4,600 meters, while locators attached to humpback whales have revealed 300-meter dives to underwater mountains. And GPS collars on Yellowstone grizzly bears are giving new insights into one of the most studied large carnivore populations in the world.
It's a dreary thought.
As soon as he returns from the International Space Station, NASA's first and only yearlong spaceman, Scott Kelly, will try to pop up from a lying position and stand still for three minutes.
Five designs by companies or organizations from Taiwan were presented with iF gold awards in Munich, Germany on Friday, the best performance ever by Taiwan in the prestigious competition.
Space superman Scott Kelly's yearlong mission is one for the NASA history books.
Scientists have produced rudimentary mouse sperm from stem cells in the laboratory, a step that may lead to a treatment for infertile men.
Cybersecurity experts worry that the US$17,000 a Los Angeles hospital paid hackers to regain control of its computers could signal a troubling escalation of the growing "ransomware" threat.
Virgin Galactic will roll out a new version of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket Friday as it prepares to return to flight testing for the first time since a 2014 accident destroyed the original, killed one of its pilots and set back the nascent industry.
Iowa State University researchers are moving ahead with a long-delayed project in which a dozen students will be paid to eat genetically modified bananas.
When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.