Researchers at University of California, Riverside and colleagues have modeled a tough material after the fist-like club of a mantis shrimp. The team says that the new material is stronger than materials used to build airplanes.
Researchers from Japan have created solid-state lamp that operates in vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) regions. The latest kind of UV lamp is cheap, light and easy-to-manufacture.
Monkeys can be taught mathematics, a new study has found. The research suggests that numerical ability isn't unique to humans as was once believed.
Scientists have now created an ultracapacitor using graphene and carbon nanotubes. The supercapacitor is both light and inexpensive and could advance hybrid vehicles and electronic devices.
Asteroids might have brought vitamin B3 to Earth, researchers said. The study shows that certain nutrients that made life possible on earth could've come from distant parts of the Universe.
The ancestors of Eurasians left Africa as early as 130,000 years ago, a new study has found.
Eli Lilly's Cyramza (ramucirumab) is now approved for treatment of advanced stomach cancer, The Food and Administration announced Monday.
Durham University researchers have used ancient DNA to study how a jungle bird transformed into domestic chicken.
Around 40 to 50 million years ago, parts of Polar Regions were as warm as Coastal California, according to Yale University researchers.
Researchers have used radiometric krypton-dating to find the age of ancient Antarctic ice. The new technique could be used to hunt and date old ice samples.
Engineers are preparing to blast away the top of a Chilean mountain to make way for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT).
Scientists from Japan unveil the AgencyGlass, a device for people who are too tired to show their emotions.
A unique property of stem cell nucleus makes them good candidates for use in sponges and bulletproof vests, according to University of Cambridge researchers.
Researchers isolate graphene sheets using water, dishwashing liquid and a kitchen blender.