A grass-roots organization calling itself the Message Group is fighting the Christian right and others by defending the teaching of Darwinian evolution.
A group of Stanford University students is developing a vibrating ankle brace designed to assist elderly people in avoiding falls.
Japan's government will provide funds for generating wind power in order to reach the state's output goal of 3 million kilowatts by 2010.
Woods Hole Research Center scientists are planning to burn a one and one-half square-mile area of Amazon forest to study the effects of fires in that area.
Most airline passengers and even flight crews don't like turbulence, so NASA researchers have developed an automatic turbulence reporting system.
A Florida Tech student design team won an advanced E-team grant from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance for a restaurant pager.
Scottish scientists say they've determined the hormone that controls the body's hunger pangs may also boost one's memory.
In a feat of astronomical and terrestrial alignment, a group of scientists from MIT (Cambridge, Mass.) and Williams College (Williamstown, Mass.) recently succeeded in observing distant Pluto's tiny moon, Charon, hide a star. ...
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