Scientists are to send two spacecraft to knock an asteroid off course, as part of a practice for what they would do if a rock was threatening the future of humanity.
Billionaire plans to distribute 10,000 of his Free Electric battery-equipped bikes, which he says will keep lights and basic appliances going for an entire day with one hour of pedaling.
Japan has made rapid advancements in incorporating robotics into everyday life.
Their conclusions may surprise you – and make you want to be a lot more altruistic.
What if Elon Musk pulled a fast one on us and announced some of the building blocks of that ‘invisible chauffeur’ service, but didn’t tell anyone what those features were truly meant for.
Can you imagine a drug that would make it easier to learn a language, sharpen your memory and help those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease by rewiring the brain and keeping neurons alive?
Scientists face the most complicated task – the attempts to find out which genes are providing the longevity of bacteria, and which proteins are protecting the DNA structure from damages.
Researchers at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia, have shown that a probiotic therapy using gut bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus affects sensitization to peanut allergens in children.
After taking a single stem cell from an embryo and growing a patch of cells in a laboratory, these were then transplanted into the patient’s eye.
This is a discovery that, were the scientific community to get on board, would represent “the most significant experiments performed in the past 90 years, demanding re-evaluation of the whole conceptual framework of modern chemistry,” according to one chemist.
Researchers have figured out how to send thoughts over the Internet using a brain-to-brain connection and a huge magnet.
Invisibility has long been one of the marvels in science fiction and fantasy – and more recently in physics.