In a move that could open up a world of innovation, scientists have discovered how to turn liquid cement into a liquid metal and, in doing so, open it up to use in consumer electronics for everything from thin films and protective coatings to computer chips.
Smartphones may soon be capable of running on-the-spot tests for environmental toxins, medical diagnostics, food safety and more, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois.
Completing the second leg of its record-breaking transcontinental journey, the Solar Impulse airplane landed safely in Dallas, Texas Thursday, setting a new distance record for solar-powered fligh
Rice flour, rice wine and rice milk are all common interpretations of the staple grain, but a Vietnamese chemist has developed a novel use for rice plant won't fill bellies, but just might save lives.
Kaiba Gionfriddo, a 20-month-old boy, has become the first person in the world to receive an airway splint made using a 3-D printer. The boy had a collapsed bronchus that was disrupting the airflow to his lungs, making him unable to breathe.
Fire ants may finally have something besides their nasty bite to contribute to this world, according to researchers at Georgia Tech who believe their discoveries regarding the creature’s tunneling behaviors may one day be applied to tunneling robotics.
Sometime in the not too distant future, an astronaut in the middle of a long-haul voyage may get a little homesick and float over to his spaceship's kitchen to print a slice of pizza and, for a few bites, enjoy a creature comfort of Earth from millions of miles away.
Graphene, that man-made discovery that won its inventor a Nobel Peace Prize, could be used to produce a bendable computer or serve as an electronic newspaper capable of being folded to fit in a person’s pocket, according to a team of researchers from Northwestern University.
A new waterproof fabric developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Davis, could help prevent embarrassing sweat stains, even during the most intense of workouts and hottest of days.
In all, she is just a teenage, but unlikely most teens, Esha Khare, a 12th grade student of Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California, can boast having captured not only one of the top prizes at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, but also the attention of Google.
Aimee Copeland lost both her hands to a flesh-eating bacteria last year. Now, she's getting a second chance.
A U.S. Air Force GPS satellite built by Boeing was successfully launched Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch Vehicle.
Google announced Thursday its plans to team up with NASA in the creation of a new laboratory that will house a quantum computer from D-Wave Systems.
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