San Francisco's Board of Supervisors met this week and unanimously voted to begin phasing out the sale of single-use, plastic water bottles less than 21 ounces on city-owned land.
A talk about the psychobiography of Charles Darwin examined his life using modern psychological theory and research, in an effort to better understand the naturalist's motivations and ambitions.
It's so thin it set records. A Chinese company has created the world's thinnest latex condom, snagging the Guinness World Record for the barely-there wrapper.
The first detailed model of a 3D strand of curly hair has been created, a development that could be a boon for the film and computer animation industries, researchers say.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, is developing a military drone capable of avoiding hostile threats on the ground, such as ambushes and improvised explosive devices.
Drone policy in the United States is heating up. Washington state passed a law this week to limit the government's use of drones, becoming the 10th state to enact anti-drone legislation.
Researchers at Virginia Tech studied how fruit bats use their wings to manipulate the air around them. The findings could inspire new designs of flying robots.
The first prototypes of a high-tech suit of armor that could give soldiers superhuman abilities could be ready to test this summer, according to top military officials.