Micro-thrust engines smaller than a postage stamp could move future small satellites in space, according to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Love lithium-ion batteries but hate waiting for them to charge? Your day is about to get a lot better!
Lin Wang of Carnegie Institution for Science has observed a new form of carbon which is harder than diamond.
NASA feels pretty good about itself at the moment. Just two weeks after successfully getting through the "7 minutes of terror" that was the Curiosity rover landing, they announced another successful landing.
Talk about a giant data set! Scientists at the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) have published the largest three-dimensional map of the universe ever created.
Tired of carrying a spare battery for your smart phone? Relief may be on the way thanks to advances in transparent solar cell technology.
…but it's still a ways off yet, so don't expect to see it at your local dealer this year.
Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest scientific minds of our time, has long relied on technology to communicate. Now he is trialling a device that may one day convert his thoughts directly into speech.
Researchers have created a t-shirt that can store electricity and be used to charge mobile phones and other portable devices.
Scientists have discovered that the material graphene has the power to heal itself, opening up new possibilities for a number of future applications.
A multinational team working in Australia have discovered a middleweight black hole, the first of it's kind.
Electron holography has allowed Brookhaven scientists to observe nanomaterials at the atomic level. This discovery may pave the way for a new generation of storage devices.
Scientists have made a major research breakthrough that could lead to the near doubling of the average lifespan of a human being.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in demonstrating how technology can be developed to make people or objects appear invisible to thermal-imaging devices, bringing us one step closer to science fiction-style cloaking.
Chip giant Intel is working on a method to help renowned physicist Stephen Hawking continue to communicate, a project which could change the lives of many people.
Scientists have broken the world record for data speed over a long distance with a transfer of a whopping 186Gb/s, the equivalent of sending over 4,000 Blu-ray discs worth of data in just one hour.
It looks like Atlantis, the legendary eighth continent on Earth, have been found. According to news, a U.S.-led research team may have found the lost city in southern Spain. Read on to find out more.
It may be unnoticable, but Friday's earthquake off the coast of Japan did shorten the day by a tiny bit. Read on.
Our Sun is leaking plasma which is ejected into the far-ends of our solar system. Studying such phenomenon allows us to learn more about the Universe we live in. Read on.
Air pollution, solar flaring etc, no matter which you choose to believe, all of these share the same conclusion - the Earth is heating up. NASA has released an animation on global warming based on five-year averages. Watch it.