The concept for Pap smears has been around for almost 100 years. Now a new test could replace it as a first-line screen for cervical cancer, but not everyone agrees that's a good idea. There's a new, alternative
15 miles: the distance you must walk to charge your smartphone using a new shoe insole that stores energy from footsteps as electricity 322 body lengths in a second: the speed of the world's fastest land
After major milestones in polio eradication, the World Health Organization warns that the virus has been regaining ground. As recently as March, the World Health Organization was touting major gains in
The documentary "James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D" will drop anchor in theaters nationwide Aug. 8, distributor DisruptiveLA announced Tuesday. Directed by John Bruno, Andrew Wight and Ray Quint, the
Recent photos show that People's Liberation Army Navy Air Force (PLANAF) J-15 carrier fighters have begun to carry out "buddy store" in flight refueling, where one fighter receives fuel from another fighter.
People are already grappling with drought, heat, flooding, and sea level rise. When it comes to climate change, the future is now; it no longer makes sense to (solely) talk about potential impacts in future,
For people with treatment-resistant depression, that is. Drugs are the most common psychiatric treatment for depression. But about 40 percent of people fail to respond to this first-line of antidepressants.
Andy McNab and Oxford psychology professor Kevin Dutton reveal how acting like psychopaths could help us in work, life and love Behaving like a psychopath could help you in your career and love life. counterintuitive
Patent fights and marketing hype aside, each of the two leading smartphone operating systems has some key features the other would do well to adopt -- for the benefit of consumers. Yet another patent pitting
Google is tackling the persistent need in education for better software with Classroom, a new tool launching in beta preview to help teachers make, collect and track student assignments, and to help them
A simple invitation sent to members of the press for an upcoming Microsoft Surface event on May 20th contains a not-so-subtle clue about the company’s next hardware announcement. The invitation leads with
Looks like the new Docs and Sheets apps were harbingers of changes for Google Drive's Android app. The good folks at Android Police parsed Drive's new, currently unreleased version and discovered that
Apple and Samsung each won damages in the most recent round of their patent-infringement fight. But their victories, deemed modest by legal experts, may have come at a far greater cost, hurting the image
Huge crowds have turned out to watch a succession of thrill-seekers hurtle down a giant water slide in Bristol. Some 360 people will go head-first down the 90m (295ft) slide on lilos with some choosing
Changing Planet This artist’s illustration shows the hypervelocity star cluster HVGC-1 escaping from the supergiant elliptical galaxy M87. HVGC-1 is the first runaway star cluster discovered by astronomers.
The incredible success of comic book movies isn't just changing the landscape of summer blockbusters. It's completely changing what Hollywood expects out of movie stars. Actors of all types are now required
fastcocreate.com - About the author Jennifer Miller is the author of The Year of the Gadfly (Harcourt, 2012) and Inheriting The Holy Land (Ballantine, 2005). She's a regular contributor to Co.Create. More
Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.
France has banned imports of live pigs and related products from the U.S. and other countries in an attempt to keep a deadly virus that has killed millions of piglets in North America and Asia from spreading.
The preliminary report on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 provides few answers, but its holes inspire even more questions. The Malaysian government's preliminary report on the night Airlines