What if snakes could grow legs, or chickens develop teeth, or humans re-evolve tails like our primate ancestors?
Physicists have discovered radical new properties in a nanomaterial that opens new possibilities for highly efficient thermophotovoltaic cells, which could one day harvest heat in the dark and turn it into electricity.
Nations with wild tiger populations have agreed to do more to protect tiger habitats that are shrinking drastically because of deforestation and urban sprawl, conservationists said Friday.
A team researchers has identified the compound in the milk that supplies nourishment to newborns and has shown that it can be obtained from cow's milk.
Scientists have developed a graphene-based sensor and switch that can detect harmful air pollution in the home with very low power consumption.
Every day, new technologies require more precision in the intrinsic properties of the materials used.
The writer discusses her first experience with the revolutionary technology.
The swirling skies of Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night illustrate a mystery that has eluded biologists for more than a century.
Chemists have found a new, direct way to convert gaseous methane into liquid methanol.
New tests designed to help doctors pick the right hepatitis C medicine for patients could mean faster cures and lower costs.
This tool improves upon a technique called rabies virus tracing, which was originally developed in the Callaway lab at Salk and is commonly used to map neural connections.
For all their anti-theft, fuel efficiency and satellite radio features, even the priciest new cars still travel on roads using decades-old traffic management technology.
Scientists have discovered that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil causes carbon nanotubes to self-assemble into long wires, a phenomenon they call "Teslaphoresis."
A modern twist on an old technology could soon help detect rogue methane leaks, hidden explosives and much more.