Recharging your laptop computer -- and also your cell phone and a variety of other gadgets -- might one day be doable in the same convenient way many people now surf the Web: wirelessly.
There's a new fad starting, which might eventually prove to be more a revolution than a fad: an efficient furnace that also generates electricity.
U.S. scientists say they have developed a method of controllably altering the diameter of individual carbon nanotubes.
U.S. researchers say they have found a way to kill harmful bacteria in milk while increasing its shelf life without introducing off-flavors.
U.S. scientists say they have developed a new technology for cleaning oil spills on oceans, lakes and other waterways.
The underground chamber in Florence, Italy, where Leonardo da Vinci dissected human corpses and animals has been opened briefly for scientific exploration.
NASA said the International Space Station crew was busy Tuesday with spacewalk preps, including spacesuit sizing and servicing.
An MIT researcher's mathematical model explains for the first time the distinctive structure of collagen, a material key to healthy human bone, muscles and other tissues. The new model shows collagen's structure from the ...
According to a recent study in Ecological Monographs, predicting the impact of climate change on organisms is much more complicated than simply looking at species northern and southern range limits.
Just three days after catching a Siberian tiger in the Russian Far East, an international team led by biologists from the Wildlife Conservation Society captured another species last week that carries the dubious distinction ...