Drinking three glasses of milk doubles the risk of early death and does not prevent broken bones, new research has shown Milk has long been recommended by doctors and nutritionists for boosting calcium
In the September 1966 issue of Popular Science, author John Steinbeck made the case for giving deep-sea exploration the same attention as the space race. Three years before the first humans landed on moon,
Europe's Rosetta spacecraft is in the midst of another critical moment in its mission to rendezvous with a comet. The satellite has lit its thrusters for a near-eight-hour burn that should put it on just
How RFID tags, carbon-fiber airframes, and battery sensors will change the course of flight. RFID Tags A regular addition to cellphones and bank cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are creeping
Several hundred scientists from across the globe will gather in Ludwigshafen, Germany, next week to discuss a simple topic: "A hundred years of the synthesis of ammonia." As titles go, it is scarcely grabber.
DE-STAR could vaporize asteroids that threaten Earth in less than an hour. DE-STAR is designed to vaporize or divert asteroids that threaten Earth. This isn't science fiction—I build things that have work
The sorceress was naked. The sight of her bare flesh startled the prudish officers of Saudi Arabia’s infamous religious police, the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (CPVPV),
Science News Astronomers have detected a scorching-hot planet that zooms around its alien sun in just eight and a half hours. And if you think that's something, wait until you hear about the iron planet
WASHINGTON — Kaitlyn Hunt, 19, was booked into Indian River County Jail in Florida on Monday night, charged with two felony counts of lewd and lascivious battery for having sex with a 14-year-old girl
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 300,000 Americans are getting Lyme disease every year, and the toll is growing. "It confirms what we've thought for a long time: This is a large problem,"
Blackened and corroded beads have turned out to be the oldest objects made in iron ever discovered, beaten out from pieces of meteorite in ancient Egypt more than 5,000 years ago. The nine beads were in
Barraging ancient beads with tests tells archaeologists that jewelry came from space-rocks--and that iron-working was an older job than we thought. If you want to track down meteorite debris, UCL Qatar
Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works division is building a drone that will be able to transport cars, storage containers, and eventually even pods full of soldiers for DARPA. The drone, which will be called