05 November 2014, 09:44 AM ET
The new ‘plasma wakefield’ method for accelerating electrons may pave the way for a new generation of tiny but powerful particle accelerators. Researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Lab seek a ‘paradigm shift’ to make big waves in plasma science.
04 November 2014, 01:50 PM ET
To keep wild King Penguins from stressing out, researchers piloted a rover to collect data from Passive Integrated Transponders tags (PIT-tags).
04 November 2014, 11:34 AM ET
According the Navy, the F-35C Lightning II "carrier variant” JSF successfully made the flight deck of USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) on Nov. 3rd, 2014.
03 November 2014, 05:56 PM ET
Using projectors, motion capture tech and animation software, researchers at MIT have developed a system where obstacles can be simulated for autonomous vehicle testing.
03 November 2014, 10:57 AM ET
US Air Force hospitals are deploying a new weapon against pathogens in hospitals. The Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots disinfect with full spectrum UV light and can kill.
31 October 2014, 09:11 AM ET
Through text messing, the not-for-profit group Creating Community Solutions, is asking Americans to start a conversation with others on mental health.
31 October 2014, 08:50 AM ET
The not-for-profit group Creating Community Solutions has created this solution, which lets Americans can take better care of themselves and others.
28 October 2014, 04:16 PM ET
An aorta cuff, called the C-Pulse, has shown a lot of promise in a study involving 20 patients. The cuff is attached to the aorta, syncs to a patients pulse and assists in squeezing blood from the heart.
27 October 2014, 04:09 PM ET
What happens to a body at sea? A group of scientists dropped pig carcasses into the ocean to find out.
24 October 2014, 04:01 PM ET
It’s difficult to study the jumping spider’s brain, but researchers have found a new technique that lets them analyze the spider’s neural activity.
24 October 2014, 03:38 PM ET
Alan Eustace dove from a high-altitude balloon soaring at approximately 135,000 feet. Felix Baumgartner held the record at 128,000 feet.
24 October 2014, 01:35 PM ET
Nina Pham, who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas, was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. (Oct. 24)
24 October 2014, 01:29 PM ET
A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York City has been diagnosed with Ebola. Officials are now working to quell panic.
23 October 2014, 07:29 PM ET
Researchers at Cornell University have been researching the brain processes of Jumping Spiders (Phidippus audax).
Credit: Cohen lab (Cornell University), Tsevi Beatus, Paul Shamble, Gil Menda
22 October 2014, 01:47 PM ET
Hidden cameras caught chimpanzees in Uganda raiding farmers’ crops at night, an activity possibly brought about by habitat destruction.
22 October 2014, 01:13 PM ET
This highly speculative animation is based upon analysis of a nearly complete Deinocheirus mirificus skeleton. It suggests the dinosaur may have plodded along river bottoms to forage for fish.
21 October 2014, 02:04 PM ET
A study conducted by the Nationwide Children's Hospital found that between 2002-2012 700,000 children under the age of 6 were given wrong doses of medication. The hospital offers tips on how to administer medicine to kids.
21 October 2014, 10:00 AM ET
University of Souther California researchers pinged 3.7 billion IP addresses over a 2 month period to create an animation of internet usage. The study was funded in part by the US Dept. Homeland Security and the USAF.
20 October 2014, 02:15 PM ET
Tiny flying drones have captured unprecedented footage of killer whales off the coast of Canada.
18 October 2014, 09:18 PM ET
NASA scientist Dr. Michelle L Thaller tells Space.com's @MiriKramer what you need to know about comet Siding Spring's fly-by, its implications for the Red Planet and how humans will be able to observe it. Full Coverage: http://goo.gl/0cnCEb
09 October 2014, 05:12 PM ET
NASA's Transport Rotorcraft Airframe Crash Testbed (TRACT 2) dropped a 45-foot-long fmr. Marine helicopter 30 feet to test. The test was done to improve helicopter systems and safety.
09 October 2014, 02:09 PM ET
Rattlesnakes move across desert sand with ease. Researchers at Georgia Tech have been studying that movement to make robots that can move more efficiently across that type of terrain.
08 October 2014, 01:24 PM ET
A Dallas hospital spokesman says Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, has died. (Oct. 8)
08 October 2014, 10:24 AM ET
Amputees wearing a new prosthetic device regained their sense of touch and were also cured of their phantom pain.
08 October 2014, 09:31 AM ET
The full moon darkens and grows reddish during a total lunar eclipse early today that dazzles observers around the world.
07 October 2014, 01:31 PM ET
Record lows in sea ice have been recently recorded in the Arctic but ice around the opposite pole of the planet is on the rise. This is probably not due to climate stabilization:
07 October 2014, 10:10 AM ET
The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at Ohio State University has added the department to specifically treat cancer patients. Their susceptibly to infection creates the need for additional facilities.
01 October 2014, 09:56 AM ET
The Humane Wildlife Services were called in when a opossum found himself trapped in a store in Washington, DC. The found the opossum hiding in a bag and malnourished. They took him to an animal shelter for treatment and was released after 6 days.
30 September 2014, 03:35 PM ET
NASA's Global Hawk drone soared above the eye of Hurricane Eduoard over the Atlantic Ocean in September 2014.
30 September 2014, 03:29 PM ET
Fluctuations in gravity can be attributed to the loss of ice in West Antarctica according to data from ESA's GOCE satellite.
30 September 2014, 10:34 AM ET
In a study of how zooplankton migration affects ocean currents, sea monkeys were subjected to a bright laser light and they collectively followed the brightest spots.