The Russian space agency is reportedly considering construction of a high-altitude orbital station starting from 2017. This means that Moscow may walk away from the ISS after 2020, when its obligations under the current project are fulfilled.
An Israeli tech startup has opened a campaign on crowdfunding site Indigogo asking to help launch a voice-activated, head-controlled smartphone set. The invention will allow those who have no use of hands to control touchscreen devices.
Two cannabis components can have a significant effect on the size of cancerous tumors in the brain, especially when combined with radiotherapy, according to new research. The study says the growths can virtually “disappear.”
The massive black hole at the heart of our milky galaxy may be churning out peculiar particles called neutrinos, NASA satellites have revealed. If verified, it would be the first time neutrinos have been traced to the darkest regions of spacetime.
Scientists from Stanford University say they have discovered a way to unlock a part of the brain that is responsible for assisting humans in learning new skills with the ease and wonderment that is identifiable in children.
Halliburton workers trying to thaw a frozen high-pressure water line at a Colorado fracking site found themselves in an extremely dangerous situation when it ruptured, killing one of them and injuring two others.
Apparently, mosquitoes didn’t always love the taste of human blood: it was a clever evolutionary adaptation, American researchers have found. To arrive at their conclusion, they dressed people and guinea pigs up...in pantyhose.
The Philae lander from the Rosetta space mission is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, says the European Space Agency (ESA), releasing the first image taken by the robotic module.
The Rosetta mission’s historic landing of a robotic spacecraft on a comet has brought to a head one of humankind’s timeless questions: are we alone in the universe? For the project’s leading land scientist, that answer may soon be on the horizon.
GMO giant Monsanto will have to fork out $2.4 million to settle a lawsuit with US wheat farmers after its genetically engineered strain, supposedly banned and scrapped a decade ago, was found alive and well in Oregon in 2013.