In interacting with humans, robots must first and foremost be safe.
A small amount of the material could dramatically reinforce drills used to extract these elements.
A Sumatran rhinoceros has given birth at an Indonesian sanctuary in a success for efforts to save the critically endangered species.
A group of more than 200 scientists has conducted one of the largest genetic studies to date.
The global nonprofit organization stresses the important roles forestry and land use play in Paris Agreement's sustainability plan.
A researcher and his collaborators have unveiled a prototype of a smartwatch with dual touchscreens called Doppio.
A faint blue galaxy about 30 million light-years from Earth and located in the constellation Leo Minor could show clues to conditions at the birth of the universe.
An experiment suggests it might be possible to control atoms entangled with the light they release by manipulating detection.
Findings from an animal study could lead to improved seizure treatment in humans.
A researcher has found that Neanderthals in Europe showed signs of nutritional stress during periods of extreme cold.
A team of scientists has found potential roles for diamondoids in improving electron microscope images, assembling materials and printing circuits on computer chips.
Long-term exposure to common, acid reflux drugs could speed up the aging of blood vessels, according to a new study.
As the saying goes, you are what you eat. But new evidence suggests that the same may also be true for the microbes in your gut.
Bill and Melinda Gates have extended their generosity to the pharmaceutical industry, helping battle polio in developing countries.
Scientists are peeking inside living brains to watch for the first time as a toxic duo of plaques and tangles interact to drive Alzheimer's disease — and those tangles may predict early symptoms, a finding with implications for better treatments.