One of the joys of shopping for many people is the opportunity to brag about their purchases to friends and others.
Researchers have devised a magnetic control system to make tiny DNA-based robots move on demand—and much faster than recently possible.
You've got a full hour until your next meeting. But you probably won't make the most of that time, new research suggests.
Water pitchers designed to rid water of harmful contaminants are not created equal, new research has found.
Many studies have shown that both minority and women scientists face disadvantages in reaching the highest levels of their careers.
By federal law passed in 1975, children with intellectual disabilities are supposed to spend as much time as possible in general education classrooms.
Bacterial toxins can wreak mass havoc within cells by shutting down multiple essential functions at once, a new study has found.
When you're waiting in a busy restaurant or doctor's office, it may matter whether the tables, light fixtures and other objects are round or square.
Researchers invent nano-coating for synthetic leather that cleans itself—and won't get sticky on a hot day
If you've ever stained your favorite leather-look jacket or had to peel your bare legs from a sticky vinyl car seat in the summer, the solution to your woes just might be found on the surface of a lotus leaf.
It might seem surprising that a colony of ants would tolerate the type of guests that gobble both their grub and their babies.