29 June 2015, 04:44 PM ET
A majority of younger millennials reported that they were "constantly" checking their phone.
29 June 2015, 08:55 AM ET
A solar-powered plane able to fly in sunshine or darkness without using any fuel took off today (June 29) on a planned 120-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean, from Nagoya, Japan, to Kalaeola, Hawaii.
26 June 2015, 02:59 PM ET
There are apps that make cooking at home a breeze, with the ability to import recipes and organize your grocery list. Here are Live Science's picks for the best cooking apps.
25 June 2015, 06:17 PM ET
On June 19th, 2015, BAE systems' F-35B "ramp-launched" like skateboarder off a quarter pipe. The plane is designed for vertical landing but not take-offs. Two newly constructed UK aircraft carriers were specifically designed to host this jet.
25 June 2015, 03:10 PM ET
When a fighter jet takes off from a runway the same way that a skier launches gracefully off a jump, the result can be surprisingly beautiful.
25 June 2015, 11:40 AM ET
Now, even the most die-hard couch potatoes can summit one of the world's most imposing rock faces, El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, using Google Street View.
23 June 2015, 11:29 AM ET
For the first time, scientists have observed a chemical reaction as it was happening at the molecular level, in intervals lasting just femtoseconds, or quadrillionths of a second. The experiment reveals molecular moviemaking is possible.
23 June 2015, 10:34 AM ET
Robots inspired by cockroaches can use the shape of their bodies — particularly, their distinctive round shells — to maneuver through dense clutter, according to a new study.
23 June 2015, 10:11 AM ET
Discoid cockroaches (Blaberus discoidalis) roll their bodies to help them get through narrow obstacles. Roboticists took natures design and added it to their VelociRoACH robot.
22 June 2015, 03:13 PM ET
Origami-inspired engineering techniques could help researchers develop stretchy conductors for flexible plasma-screen displays and, eventually, solar panels that can bend to follow sunlight, according to a new study.
22 June 2015, 02:41 PM ET
Imagine your video camera shooting at a frame-rate in the quadrillionths of a second.
22 June 2015, 02:05 PM ET
If you like cotton candy, you'll love electrospinning.
22 June 2015, 07:16 AM ET
Want to make lightning bend like the super-villain Ivan Vanko in "Iron Man 2?" Lasers might be the way to do it. Turns out, laser beams can control the shape and direction of electrical discharges, physicists have found.
20 June 2015, 02:28 AM ET
For clocks, precision of one nine-billionth of a second just isn't good enough anymore.
19 June 2015, 04:36 PM ET
Laser-ultrasound? It may become a leading tool to harmlessly peer inside our organs.
19 June 2015, 12:05 PM ET
From assembly-line work to self-driving cars, computers are taking over many tasks once performed by humans. Artistic jobs, however, have been relatively safe — until now.
18 June 2015, 06:37 PM ET
The imaging technique is based on a concept Alexander Graham Bell discovered in the 1880s, it combines laser light and ultrasound. In this case, at a rate of 20 3-D images per second, scientists are able to study red blood cells in great detail.
17 June 2015, 07:57 PM ET
In this NSF 'video noir', a forensic team investigates with futuristic light tech. Tweet #photonicfuture to @ NSF with your answer if you can solve the mystery.
17 June 2015, 10:44 AM ET
Reaching a a maximum throat temperature of 1253°C, an additively manufactured combustion camber and nozzle by Airbus Defence & Space survived 618 ignitions, a total operation time of over an hour and one continuous 32 minute burn.
15 June 2015, 04:06 PM ET
Elon Musk's company has announced a new competition to build pods for the futuristic Hyperloop transit system.
15 June 2015, 01:05 PM ET
The wonder material graphene can now add "making light" to the long list of its abilities. Researchers have developed a light-emitting graphene transistor that works in the same way as the filament in a light bulb.
15 June 2015, 05:33 AM ET
A computer made using water and magnets can move droplets around inside itself like clockwork, researchers say. The device demonstrates a new way to merge computer calculations with the manipulation of matter, scientists added.
15 June 2015, 05:32 AM ET
Stretchy batteries inspired by origami could power smartwatches and other wearable electronics, researchers say.
13 June 2015, 04:57 PM ET
With the power of an early universe in its control, what will the LHC find next?
12 June 2015, 11:17 AM ET
The Large Hadron Collider is the world’s most powerful particle accelerator. Scientists sift through data generated by this facility, trying to understand the deepest and most fundamental laws of the universe.
11 June 2015, 12:09 PM ET
Hundreds of thousands of low-rise concrete buildings in the U.S. have not been retrofitted for earthquake safety.
11 June 2015, 10:23 AM ET
Tiny soft robotic tentacles might be ideal for delicate microscopic surgery, say researchers who were able to use the teensy "limbs" to pick up an ant without damaging its body.
10 June 2015, 08:13 PM ET
They walked, they climbed, they drove around in utility vehicles, but the skillful robots at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) also spent much of the competition doing something else: falling over.
09 June 2015, 07:45 PM ET
Just as squids and octopuses can change colors in a flash, even portraying dynamic skin patterns, electronic camouflage suits could become a reality. Researchers have just created artificial squid skin that can change from light to dark with electricity.
08 June 2015, 03:47 PM ET
Electronics that can be used to monitor brain activity are getting more flexible.
08 June 2015, 01:14 PM ET
Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.
08 June 2015, 07:40 AM ET
From robots that scuttle like spiders to ones that dive underwater, a menagerie of amazing machines were on display this weekend at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals.
06 June 2015, 10:24 PM ET
A robotics team from South Korea took home the $2 million first-place prize in a competition this weekend to design robots that could aid humans in a natural or manmade disaster.
06 June 2015, 09:27 PM ET
The finalists in the DARPA Robotics Challenge faced off this weekend in a series of eight tasks meant to tease out which machines had the right stuff to help humans respond to natural and man-made disasters. Here's a look at how the robots, and their huma
06 June 2015, 06:42 AM ET
Watching a robot competition can be incredibly exciting, but things tend to move at a glacial pace. While some of the robots had trouble staying upright, others drove a vehicle and climbed a set of stairs.
05 June 2015, 11:11 AM ET
An artificial intelligence (AI) system has solved a puzzle that has eluded scientists for more than 100 years: how a tiny, freshwater flatworm regenerates its body parts.