Fossil coral reef is larger than modern, existing reef.
The hair on our heads keeps us warm and the hair in our noses keeps out dust. But what's up with the hair on our knuckles?
A chemical detector made from egg cells of the African clawed frog could give robots a new sense of smell.
These streamlined beasts have been clocked at 68 miles per hour, beating out Olympic gold-medalist Michael Phelps
There's more to mold than that green, possibly furry patch that's visible on the surface of your bread.
A pacemaker that uses beams of light to regulate heart rhythms could do away with the electrodes and wires of today’s implantable devices.
A new three-pronged attack developed by researchers could help doctors get past our bodies' defenses to treat tumors.
Unlock spider silk secrets can open the door to better brain implants, new drug-delivery systems, and degradable and flexible electronics.
As the old adage goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that beauty can go for quite a pretty penny.
A safety helmet equipped with special sensors could let you know how banged up you really are after a fall.
It was thought that queen wasps were born with their reproductive genes turned on, and workers were born with those genes turned off. But new research has turned this paradigm on its head.
American Idol's judges never seem to tire of bantering less-gifted singers with phrases like, "That's a little pitchy." What exactly do they mean?
A new display “screen” made out of water droplets creates 3-D images that can be viewed without special glasses.
With all of the warnings about the dangers of plastics in the microwave, it's no wonder consumers are confused about what to and what not to zap in the kitchen.
A new microchip that imitates the inner workings of a lung could lead to new drug-testing methods that don’t involve animals.
Technology is giving fitness a makeover, promising simple ways to track performance progress and stay connected with like-minded enthusiasts.
Imagine if you told a friend (one with the intelligence of a machine) to go to a hardware store to buy fruit.