The space shuttle's 45-foot robotic arm may look simple and automatic as it gracefully lifts a multi-ton satellite from the cargo bay and lets it drift off into space. Far from it.
Japanese researchers say they have developed a smog sensor the size of a finger nail that could be carried around and used to measure pollution in the air that people breathe each day.
Life in outer space is an absolute certainty, and it is likely to be more familiar than we might think, according to an article in the May issue of Microbiology Today. Ever since the start of the space race we have sent more ...
Parents and teachers should not rely on school league tables to judge how good, or bad, a school is, according to research published today.
The gene that allows fireflies to flash is helping researchers track the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs over time.