Solar cells have been steadily gaining popularity because of the environmental and financial benefits. This technology is continuously being improved by researchers, such as the team from North Carolina State University who have discovered a new method to improve the efficiency of plastic solar cells.
Researchers from the government and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have taken a cue from man's best friend to improve current explosive and contraband detection technology. "Active sniffing" has been proven to boost these electronic detectors by 10 times, as published in Scientific Reports.
A new study revealed that the regulatory proteins that control the inflammatory immune signaling pathways in cells responsible lung-constricting asthma attacks can be turned off.
Bernie Sanders responded to House Science Committee's tweet about misleading article.
SpaceX will release its final report about the investigations on the Falcon 9 explosion last September. And while waiting for that to happen, Iridium, a SpaceX client announced that it will be launching a rocket into space aboard a SpaceX rocket.
Pope Francis urged world leaders to push for the Paris Climate Change Pact, a plea that defies U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s call to end the battle of the U.S. against climate change.
The National Housing and Urban Development has issued a new rule prohibiting smoking of any lit tobacco products, such as cigarettes, cigar and pipes, in all public housing units in the United States.
The highest gatekeepers of Chemistry have officially accepted the new names of the four elements added to the Periodic Table of Elements. These four new elements were announced by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).
A man participating in a trial of new experimental treatment has allegedly been cured of prostate cancer after being subjected to 22 cycles of the treatment.
A Japanese startup will create the first artificial meteor shower via a micro-satellite for the purposes of entertainment and scientific research.
Scientists have discovered that the mysteriously flickering galaxy is not being fed enough material to make it shine brightly.
Cassini is running out of fuel and is near the end of its mission. But before it plunges to its death, it will first complete a series of ring dives that started last Nov. 30.
It seems smart really is the new sexy -- partly. It appears stimulating the brain can drastically affect sex drives. A new study suggests that a right nudge to the brain can be turned up or down with a new brain stimulation sex drive device.
NASA's Earth science division is hanging on a balance as President-elect Donald Trump released a statement that budgeting for climate change funding, NASA, and other science organizations would be cut down to a significantly low workable amount. With the Earth science program aimed to advance and develop further understanding of the Earth's systems and its changes, what will happen if NASA Earth science does shut down?
A belief system is a relevant part of everyone's lives. However, deeper examination reveals spiritual experiences activate the brain's reward circuits. This is similar to how we view sex, gambling, music, and drugs.