A Florida-based startup called Crowd Energy will be turning to Indiegogo to continue work on its Ocean Energy Turbine, a slow-turning mill that its creators believe can harness megawatts of clean power
If the robots take over, at least Elon Musk will be able to say "I told you so." The billionaire inventor loves to make the impossible possible, but he is deeply afraid of artificial intelligence (AI).
Scientists have dreamed of painting solar cells to generate energy on just about any surface, but efficiency has been a problem; researchers were happy to get one percent just a couple of years ago. At
When it comes to Kung Fu movies, fans of the genre can be incredibly opinionated on what is and isn’t a good martial arts flick. Personally, I’m more of a Bloodsport and American Ninja guy — probably they
Getting into acting was an accident. I started acting at 10. It wasn't something I was looking to do. I always say acting chose me rather than me choosing it. Age and experience bring griefs to us all
You may have a good excuse to stay up late tonight. A rare total lunar eclipse, where the Earth casts a shadow over the entire Moon, is due to start at 12:53AM Eastern. Our celestial neighbor should be
And the flowers are not like Earth flowers Japanese astronauts took hundreds of cherry tree seeds with them to the International Space Station in 2008-2009, after which they were planted in several locations
Wellcome Trust-funded stem cell research has produced red blood cells fit for transfusion into humans, paving the way for the mass production of blood It is the stuff of gothic science fiction: men in
Adam Pearson is used to people noticing him. A few weeks ago, he was in a DVD shop near his home in Croydon, south London, and a gaggle of teenage girls starting talking loudly about him and taking photos
A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of to
World CONAKRY, Guinea — Ebola, one of the world's most deadly viruses, has spread from a remote forested corner of southern Guinea to the country's seaside capital, raising fears that the disease, which
Here's the big picture Cells live in a three-dimensional world, but until recently, scientists using fluorescence microscopes could see them well in only two dimensions. With advances in confocal microscopes,
Check out some of our favorite science jokes. On Monday, we asked our Twitter followers, "What's your favorite science joke?" The nerds delivered. Here are our favorite science jokes, organized by subject.
New Caledonian crows are as good at reasoning as a human seven-year-old, claim researchers. The scientists subjected six wild crows to a battery of tests designed to challenge their understanding of causal
A drug made inside tobacco plants neutralizes West Nile virus in mice Some people think of tobacco as a drug, whereas others think of it as a therapy — or both. But for the most part, it's hard to find
A bird-and-dinosaur expert weighs in on the similarities. Todd Green is an authority on both emus and dinosaurs—an unusual combination. A zoologist who prepares skeletons and draws dinosaurs for the skeleton