Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
New rules allow for creation of new stem cell lines, and the use of older lines
Some monkey business in a Duke University lab suggests we'll soon be able to move artificial limbs, control robotic soldiers, and communicate across thousands of miles--using nothing but our thoughts.
But will it find the warp zones?
Software can classify bacteria species based on their behavior
The next sequence is even cheaper
You know, like a child with mechanical tentacles.
New machine a significant step towards personalized genetic medicine
A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.
Take a look in a book.
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Devices that harness brain or nerve impulses to help patients see, hear, move, and communicate are already available -- though for now they remain relatively primitive.
The adolescent brain is setting the stage for adulthood
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
Nap time, anyone?
The perils of working on a fragile ice shelf.