Scientists have worked out how to stop tumours growing in a breakthrough which could switch off many cancers and even prevent blindness Prostate cancer could be ‘switched off’ after scientists discovered
Rosetta's lander Philae is on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Thursday, November 13, and sending back images. One of the lander's three feet can be seen in the foreground. While Philae
As with all the models we’re presenting here, this vintage Buick Limited convertible from the fabulous Fifties was selected by the experts at Auctions America both for its present desirability and potential
Weird Science / Updated Nov. 10, 2014 / 7:02 PM GMT / Source: Live Science The mummified brain of a well-preserved woolly mammoth found in the Siberian permafrost is the only mostly intact mammoth brain
Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease are the perennial neuro-degenerative afflictions which remind an ageing population that the human brain is still the final frontier of modern medicine.
'Down' could become the new 'up' within our lifetimes The magnetic poles of the earth have switched back and forth many, many times during the 4.54 billion years that the Earth has been around. Previous
Human hibernation could be a great way to get to Mars (and beyond), but a few big questions remain. The first astronauts who head off to Mars might make the entire 180-day journey while they’re fast asleep.
Scientists have created the highest resolution map yet of the ocean floor, revealing thousands of underwater mountains and extinct volcanoes that were previously unknown. In a study published Thursday
The race to land a man on the Moon in the 1960s dominates narratives of the early space age, but it wasn’t the only time the United States and the Soviet Union were racing to achieve a goal in space. the
Seems like a hard pill to swallow -- but actually, it's pretty easy People who dread the sharp stab of an injection at the doctor's office may be in luck. A team of researchers from MIT and Massachusetts
Everyone has heard the stories. The grizzled mountaineer who stumbles from his tent high in the Himalaya to find enormous footprints in the snow. The lone trekker who spots a strange figure, standing on
An advanced way of crafting stone tools, once thought to have only originated in Africa, may have been invented elsewhere independently, according to a new study. The finding provides evidence that this
Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a massive compound dating back to the Byzantine era, which was used for “industrial-scale” production of wine and olive oil. The site at Ramat Bet Shemesh about
"A weapon that operates at Mach a million—that’s game-changing," CTO Ray Johnson tells us. Popular Science sat down with Lockheed Martin's Chief Technology Officer Ray Johnson to talk about the future
There have been a lot of murmurs that Amazon would turn on a new music-streaming service this week, and it looks like that’s just what it quietly did a little while ago. A link to Amazon Prime Music, you