A book that explores the quest to defeat death with technology has won Britain's medically themed Wellcome Book Prize.
In a commentary piece published in De Gruyter's journal Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, authors Clare Fiala and Eleftherios P. Diamandis spawned a debate now further nourished by recent disclosures.
In 1987, Paul W. Anderson, a Nobel Prize winner in physics, proposed that high-temperature superconductivity, or loss of electrical resistance, is related to an exotic quantum state now known as quantum spin liquid. Magnetic ...
Stephen Hawking won accolades from his peers for having one of the most brilliant minds in science, but he never got a Nobel Prize because no one has yet proven his ideas.
A team from EPFL and NCCR Marvel has identified more than 1,000 materials with a particularly interesting 2-D structure. Their research, published in Nature Nanotechnlogy, paves the way for groundbreaking technological applications.
Hundreds of hackers have targeted Singapore's defence ministry –- but the attacks were at the government's invitation in an unusual attempt to strengthen cybersecurity.
Millions of dollars offered in the Google Lunar X Prize competition will go unclaimed despite a decade of work.
Researchers have long wondered how our cells navigate inside the body. Two new studies, in which Lund University researcher Pontus Nordenfelt has participated, have now demonstrated that the cells use molecular force from ...
The Fields Medal, whose origins date back to the 1930s, will be issued again this year in August to up to four of the world's most accomplished mathematicians under the age of 40. In a commentary for Nature, Michael Barany, ...
Here's something to tweet about: A new species of bird has been named for a retired Harvard biologist known as "the father of biodiversity."