By Roxine Ami
Amazing research from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center that enables quadriplegics to move objects with just their minds and artificial intelligence.
By Bryan Nelson ... via Mother Nature Network
British Gen Y scientist, Lee Cronin, has created lifelike cells from metal. This inorganic biology may be the answer to life elsewhere in the universe that we have yet to think about or explore.
By Janet Raloff ... via Science News
New research shows that exposure to too much artificial light prior to turning in for the night can actually trigger depression.
By Rosie Mestell ... via LA Times
Scientists researching the origins of this highly-endangered animal uncover surprising information about their relationship with other bear species.
By Sara Gates ... via Huffington Post
Films, books, and music about space aliens may not be so far-fetched with the recent discovery of iron “blueberries” from Mars.
By Associated Press ... via Washington Post
NASA's latest break through mission successfully landed on the surface of Mars. The rover is expected to explore the surface looking for water for the next two years.
American researchers say the tiny patches, with tattoo-like sensors that wirelessly diagnose and treat health problems, can act as a person’s own internal doctor.
By Adam Frucci ... via Gizmodo
Finally a cure for blindness, Contact lenses! Researchers in Australia are pioneering a contact lens made from stem cells that will be able to cure blindness.
[Infographic] By Karl Tate ... via Our Amazing Planet
A break down of the heights and depths of Earth's magnitude.
By Cade Metz ... via Wired.com
Physicists at Purdue University and the University of New South Wales have built a transistor from a single atom of phosphorous precisely placed on a bed of silicon, taking another step towards the holy grail of tech research: the quantum computer.
By Britt Hysen
Scientists in South Africa have discovered a tea bag filtration system that allows third world countries to easily turn contaminated river water into purified drinking water.
By William Harwood ... via CNET
NASA's Kepler space telescope has found the first confirmed Earth-size planets orbiting another star, astronomers announced Tuesday, a major milestone in an ongoing project aimed at finding out how commonplace--or rare--Earth-like worlds may be across the cosmos.
By Britt Hysen
The latest breakthrough in cancer treatment could prove to be “the cure” that kills it all, including a $50 billion-a-year industry. Dr. Carl June and his team at The University of Pennsylvania Medical Center have discovered a fresh, yet promising procedure that has leukemia patients marveling and pharmaceutical companies weary.
Nature really knows how to get design right. When it comes to muscles, Mother Nature has come up with a brilliant structure. But could the structure be even stronger? Scientists from the NanoTech Institute at the University of Texas at Dallas are coming up with a way to use carbon nanotubes as the material for muscles modeled after natural structures.