NASA Successfully Completes Solid Rocket Motor Test

NASA's Space Shuttle Program successfully fired a full-scale, full-duration reusable solid rocket technical evaluation motor Thursday, March 9, at a Utah test facility. The two-minute static, or stationary, firing of the ...

First stem cells injected into brains

A clinical trial in Oregon will explore the safety of injecting human stem cells directly into the brain to treat fatal pediatric neurodegenerative disorder.

Traveling space particles reveal secrets of comets

Particles of comet dust that traveled from the far reaches of the solar system to Earth are traveling the United States, including a stop at Argonne, where scientists are studying the particles to learn more about comets ...

It Comes From Space to Solve our Energy Problems

GreenFuel Technologies Corporation, a start-up company in Cambridge Massachusetts, wants to use little green algae to cleanse the smoke from polluting smokestacks, converting it back into bio-fuels such as diesel or ethanol.

Braille keyboard provides new features

Researchers have developed a new Braille computer keyboard with features that are particularly useful for transcribing scientific texts and musical scores.