• 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales won the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge for her video explaining the theory of relativity.• Andales took home $250,000 in scholarship money for her win. The German
A manager of the Exmo Bitcoin exchange has been kidnapped in Ukraine. According to Russian and Ukrainian media reports Pavel Lerner, 40, was kidnapped while leaving his office in Kiev's Obolon district
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call “by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found.” The University of the Witwatersrand
It’s tough to think of $3,000 headphones that engulf your head as a “lightweight” or more affordable option, but that’s exactly what Audeze’s new LCD-MX4 cans are supposed to be. Priced a thousand dollars
Two years ago, archaeologists excavating an ancient grave at Pylos in southwestern Greece pulled out a grime-encrusted object, less than an inch and half long, that looked like some kind of large bead.
When people don't get enough sleep, certain brain cells literally slow down. A study that recorded directly from neurons in the brains of 12 people found that sleep deprivation causes the bursts of electrical
Americans should apply for or renew their passports before January because processing times are shortest between September and December. That's the word from the U.S. State Department, which each year
Viktor Koen Modern lifestyles are at war with the way our bodies evolved to function. It is 7 p.m. on a spring Friday, and the Highland Hospital emergency room in Oakland, one of the busiest trauma centers
Wetlands directly prevented half a billion dollars in damages during Hurricane Sandy, a new study has found. If a hurricane-addled storm surge is barreling toward your coastline, there aren’t many ways
Renowned for both its experimental nature and ethereal aesthetic, resin is proving particularly popular among today’s top creatives. While the compound—which can be cultivated naturally or synthetically
At the very least, the new discovery offers a novel way of magnifying the distant cosmos. Astronomers have an unexpected new tool for spying on distant galaxies. It comes in the form of, well, we don't
Last week, Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy and the company he currently backs, Ionic Materials, unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery design that they claim would be cheaper and safer than the battery.