A mirror alignment measurement device, invented by Rich Diver, a researcher at Sandia National Laboratories, may soon make one of the most popular solar collector systems, parabolic troughs, more affordable and energy efficient.
Italian scientists are developing nanotechnologies to simply and less expensively restore paintings and other works of art.
A British inventor has come up with a way to prevent thousands of tons of plastic milk bottles from being dumped in landfills each year.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $11.2 million for 13 research projects involving the production, storage and use of hydrogen.
Israeli scientists say knowing how to read and write Russian early in life can give children a linguistic advantage.
A Russian Progress spacecraft loaded with more than 2.5 tons of supplies and equipment docked with the International Space Station at 1:10 a.m. EDT Tuesday.
For a long time, Itzhak Bars has been studying time. More than a decade ago, the USC College physicist began pondering the role time plays in the basic laws of physics — the equations describing matter, gravity and the ...
Fujitsu Limited today announced the development of a new series of 2.5" hard disk drives with a storage capacity of 250 GB in a slim 9.5mm-thin profile, among the industry's highest capacity HDDs in its class. Sales of the ...
A team of NASA and university scientists has found clear evidence that extensive areas of snow melted in west Antarctica in January 2005 in response to warm temperatures. This was the first widespread Antarctic melting ever ...
A surprisingly complete fossil skull of an ancient relative of humans, apes and monkeys bears striking evidence that our remote ancestor was less mentally advanced than expected by about 29 million years ago.