The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that companies may not patent human genes. At least, not ones they haven't made themselves.
ResearchGate, a social network for scientists, has scored a sweet $35 million third round of funding led by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Tenaya Capital.
The basic mechanism behind noise-canceling headphones could boost both the speed and reliability of Internet connections, according to researchers that published findings via Nature Photonics.
Science has come a long, long way in the past 100 years. So why can't tell which way the wind is going to blow in an hour?
"We need you to help us transcribe that data and make it available for further use in biodiversity and conservation research. Along the way, you will possibly be finding species that have never been observed anywhere else!"
Guest Post Science and creativity combine to make games that succeed.
Today, the Thiel Foundation announced it would grant $350,000 to two of Breakout Labs' teams: Skyphrase and Stealth Biosciences.
Check it out: We got a sneak peek at the Exploratorium’s new digs!
San Francisco’s 44-year-old science museum got some major upgrades with its change of location, as well. It’s three times bigger, features indoor and outdoor exhibits, and now …
Here’s our first look inside (and outside) San Francisco’s 44-year-old science museum, The Exploratorium.
The museum recently got some major upgrades, with a change of location and a new focus on programming for adults. It’s three times bigger, features indoor …
The new facility on the city's famed Embarcadero at Piers 15 and 17 features 330,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibits -- 600 total exhibits, around a quarter of which are new -- as well as 1.5 acres of free space, two restaurants, and a promenade.
The White House just announced a brand new research initiative focused on mapping the human brain, which sadly, does not involve a magic school bus.
We are close to creating artificial life from scratch, according to Human Genome scientist and genetic research trailblazer Craig Venter.
The Netherlands-based company got State Department approval to work with U.S. contractors on life support and space suits designed to last a lifetime.
A research team at Duke electronically linked the brains of a pair of rats to transmit sensory information and solve problems, across continents.
You can’t just take out a telescope and easily figure it out, but thankfully popular YouTube channel Minute Physics has just released a new video about the size of space.
"This is the complete liberation of the brain from the physical constraints of the body," brain-machine interface scientist Miguel Nicolelis says.
Step aside, Nobel. You've got some competition in the prize category.
To prevent those frustrating computer crashes, scientists at University College London (UCL) have created a self-healing computer. The "systemic" machine, according to a report in the New Scientist, can instantly recover corrupted data.
Popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE has produced a great new video explaining how your brain works differently when you are in love — just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Sure, 3D printing is cool and wonderful, and even can make awesome three-dimensional business cards. But can it save your life?