After a pair of American robot makers challenged their rivals in Japan to a mega duel involving their mechanical creations, the corresponding team in Japan has responded without hesitation: ‘Bring it on’.
Scientists are aiming to develop antibodies which could reverse the effects of an ‘aging’ protein which builds up in the blood and body. The findings could lead to medical breakthroughs in reducing memory loss and brain degeneration.
A green ghost rider appeared in the sky over the British city of Nottingham when scientists started testing a newly developed projecting device which allows the beaming of moving images directly onto clouds for the first time ever.
Persistent depression shrinks the human brain’s center responsible for emotions and memory that might lead to changes in a person’s behavior and even losing their identity, a global interdisciplinary study has revealed.
The Swiss "Clean Space One" project has come up with a cleanup satellite to capture space debris. In a so-called "Pac-Man" solution, it will capture an old satellite before destroying it in the Earth’s atmosphere.
By the end of 2015 Russia's Northern Fleet is to deploy a novel acoustic detection system, which would verify that its newest stealth subs are as quiet as they should be to avoid being spotted during combat missions.
British astronomers discovered five “supermassive” massive black holes, which have previously been hidden under layers of dust and gas. Scientists aren’t ruling out the existence of millions of giant black holes in the universe still hidden from view.
Comet lander Philae may be sitting on top of alien microbial life and is incapable of doing anything about it, according to leading astronomers. The comet’s characteristics such as a black crust and icy lakes suggest life could lie beneath the surface.
A group of Russian scientists have discovered a new method of DNA repair which may be able to prevent and cure neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s and even stop the process of cell death.
Our planet’s beauty and fragility can never be understated. So, scientists with a GoPro teamed up with some turtles to take the viewer on a tour of the Great Barrier Reef – the endangered paradise, as seen from the point of view of its inhabitants.