Electronic mail, Web sites, conversations, and experiments about the emerging field of nanotechnology might quickly slip into the past without the work of historians working to document them as they occur.
Computers combining features from popular toys with innovative technology are helping improve the learning and communication skills of disabled children.
Is the newborn preference for speech innate, developed in utero or acquired during the early days post-partum? McGill University psychologist Dr Athena Vouloumanos says she's broken the uterine sound barrier and filtered ...
Look down at the world from above - take a virtual stroll along narrow high-rise city streets and open squares. At CeBIT scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut HHI, are presenting ...
A Washington University professor says Midwesterners rarely think about earthquake safety so towns along the New Madrid fault are not prepared.
Although more than two-thirds of food sold in the United States contains some genetically engineered crop, scientists say Americans are split on the issue.
At the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory, scientists have found that proton radiation is more damaging to cells than previously assumed - specifically, the cells' DNA. Since protons are ...
This composite image, taken by the Advanced Moon Imaging Experiment (AMIE) on board ESA’s SMART-1 spacecraft, shows crater Billy at the edge of a large lava plain on the Moon.
Warm Caribbean waters may provide a toasty growing area for larval fish, but that's not enough to ensure a flourishing fish population.
Scientists at the University of Chicago are among the first ever to analyze cometary dust delivered to Earth via spacecraft.