Buzzing with excitement, the "fly people" swarmed into Chicago this week to hear the latest news about an unsung hero of science: the humble fruit fly.
How long it will take to bake a cake? Twenty-eight minutes or half an hour? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, most consumers would trust the 28-minute estimate, if it comes from a reliable source.
Poland on Wednesday imposed new bans on the cultivation of certain genetically modified strains of maize and potatoes, a day after an EU required green light for GM crops took effect.
Cuts in federal funding of nanotechnology research threaten to slow progress toward some of the field's greatest promises, including commercialization of sustainable new energy sources that do not contribute to global warming, ...
More than half of Australians think they have no say about what the government does nor any influence on politics, a new analysis from QUT shows.
Six of Harvard's deepest thinkers on the environment warned about a worsening climate crisis, even as they shared promising new technology, new ideas about city design, and examples of how markets can be used to meet the ...
Less academically promising students should not be discouraged from setting high educational goals, according to one Kansas State University professor's research.
(AP) -- A criminal investigation into mortgage swindlers who lured their victims with deceptive online ads is widening.
Simple aspirin may prevent liver damage in millions of people suffering from side effects of common drugs, alcohol abuse, and obesity-related liver disease, a new Yale University study suggests.
The International Consumer Electronics Show wraps up in Las Vegas Friday, and despite the annual hype, the cavalcade of shiny tech didn't reveal any jaw-dropping creations that will dramatically change the way people digitally ...