U.S. biochemical engineer Frances Arnold on Tuesday won a million-euro technology prize in Finland for her work on "directed evolution," a method of rewriting DNA to improve medicines and develop green fuels.
These kids can take it out of you completely. Not at all because there are too many of them, as their classes tend to be small, but because here every child has his or her own "something." Marcin is unable to hold chalk in his hands. His teachers spread flour on the table, so he can "write" using his fingers. For Witkoria it's a little better. She is able to clutch the pencil, but when drawing lines she will still go off at the sides. The paper crumples. The line, as if out of spite, doesn't want to go straight.
A colossal space shuttle fuel tank completed its 19-hour trek through the streets of Los Angeles on Saturday to join the retired orbiter Endeavour on display at the California Science Center.
Kapil Nathan knows how unpredictable the U.S. National Geographic Bee can be.
Now there's yet another market for 3D printer-enthusiasts: candy.
In one case, a writer claimed a mini Ice Age would befall Earth in 15 years. In another, an op-ed touted global warming as saving countless people from freezing to death.
Google on Friday showed off a modular Android-powered smartphone it said is on track to hit the market next year.
Mainland China's authorities fabricate and post several hundred million social media posts a year to influence public opinion about the country, according to a new paper by U.S. researchers examining one of the most opaque aspects of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) rule.
Scientists said Thursday they have solved a long-standing mystery about what makes some birds red -- a color that, when found in beaks and feathers, shows strong sex appeal.
Establishing a human colony on the moon and traveling to Mars has been the stuff of dreams since the dawn of the space age.