Countertop Nanofarming? New Kitchen Device Grows Fresh Produce Indoors
New nanofarming technology could grow fresh produce directly to the homeowner’s kitchen table.
Fire-Spitting Drones Could Help Control Wildfires, Scientists Say
A drone that launches balls of fire was created to help suppress wildfires and maintain fire-dependent ecosystems.
These Firewood-Turned-Lamps Are Too Beautiful to Burn
While most people use wood to create cozy fires, this design company turns wood into cozy-looking indoor lamps.
Zika Update: U.S. Government Begins Human Trials of Zika Vaccine
The U.S. government will start human trials for an investigational Zika vaccine in response to growing cases of local Zika transmission in the country.
ExoMars Fires Up Engine To Move Closer to the Red Planet
ExoMars spacecraft makes its first critical maneuver, fine-tuning its path towards Mars.
Moon Express Scores U.S. Approval For Private Lunar Mission in 2017
Florida-based company Moon Express was granted approval to put a lander on the moon, and is set to be the first private lunar landing in space history.
Icy Planet Ceres May Have Warmer Insides, Scientists Say
Scientists found jumbled icy and rocky zones in dwarf planet Ceres’ interior, suggesting that the planet may be warmer inside
CDC: Americans Weigh 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
A new report by CDC reveals that the average American has put on 15 or more additional pounds – without getting taller – since the early 1990s.
Second Earth? Kepler Catalogs Exoplanets That Could Be Similar to Earth
Scientists listed 20 exoplanets from NASA’s Kepler mission that are likely to be second earth.
This Robot Shepherd in Australia Could Herd Cattle On Its Own
Farmers in Australia have a new best friend: a robot shepherd that can herd and watch over farm animals.
Scientists Develop Tiny Drug-Delivering Robot Beads
Scientists created robotic microbeads that could deliver medicines in the body on a small scale.
MIT’s Stamp-Sized Sensors Could Detect Which Household Device is Wasting Power
Researchers at MIT developed small sensors that could tell which household device uses up too much energy.
New Wearable Electronic Skin Patch Could Monitor Alcohol Levels
Scientists have developed a flexible and wearable electronic skin patch that could accurately measure a person’s blood alcohol level and display data to laptops and mobile devices.
Jupiter’s Moon Io ‘Collapses’ During Eclipse
Scientists have observed an atmospheric collapse in Jupiter’s moon Io when the giant planet casts its shadow on the moon’s surface during an eclipse.