NASA personnel is getting ready to ignite the biggest man-made fire ever done in space.
A team of paleontologists provides some insight into this mystical creature.
“Temporary but profound” was the language NASA used to describe the effect comet C/2013 A1 had...
Researchers have used the Sudbury Basin as an analogue for the potential comet impacts that may have heralded primordial life on Earth.
Every May, the Eta Aquarids meteor shower provides onlookers with a chance to glimpse shooting light streaks against the star-dotted expanse above.
A new android could possibly give physicians a run for their money soon.
Recent seismic activity in this region can be linked to pieces of the mantle breaking off and sinking into the Earth.
With autonomous vehicles, driving the kids to soccer practice may soon not be the duty of a parent.
Get ready, because A.I. is on the White House’s radar, and it’s taking the field seriously.
Bioquark has received the go-ahead to see if brain regeneration is possible in patients that have been declared clinically dead.
Engineers have developed the world’s tiniest engine – just a few billionths of a metre in size – which uses light to power itself.
These researchers decided to utilize a piece of prominent technology to gauge lung function.
Previously thought to contain accounts of forgotten valor, the 9th-century Rök Runestone has puzzled scholars who wish to unlock its meaning.
A team of scientists is looking for bioinspiration in the animal's teeth to utilize in devices used on Mars.
Only one R&D Index member posted a gain for the week.
Forty light-years from Earth, the ultra-cool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 holds potential.
New research paints a potentially apocalyptic picture of the damage global warming could cause around the world.
Beyond the asteroid belt, beyond the reaches of Neptune, the Oort Cloud orbits, its myriad icy bodies floating in interstellar space.