Tech news stories
Genetics is about to answer a question that has vexed historians for a century. The author examines the range of possible answers and their implications.
Wars, tourism, and terrorists have threatened delicate artifacts of the past, but 3-D printing will safeguard it.
To make modern-day fuel cells less expensive and more powerful, a team led by Johns Hopkins chemical engineers has drawn inspiration from the ancient Egyptian tradition of gilding.
In the Arctic, people needed to be technologists. They had a gadget for everything. Seriously, they would put Silicon Valley geeks to shame with their innovations.
Researchers from the United States and China are now studying the core — nearly as long as the Empire State Building is tall — to assemble one of the longest-ever records of Earth’s climate history.
The long-held mystery of Hippocrates and the parasitic worms has finally been solved, and it’s all thanks to a few samples of ancient poop.
Kepler-90 is the first star with as many planets as our own sun, though its solar system is a strange and squished up place.
Centuries after a noblewoman lived and died in Peru, scientists have reconstructed her face in stunning 3-D.
Researchers are currently developing a blimp-like exploration robot, designed to squeeze through a tiny 1.5-inch hole, before unfolding and inflating itself to look around.
The mummified man, nicknamed “Hen” lived around 2,000 years ago, but he was just recently given a full CT scan at the Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.
Imagine that instead of switching on a lamp when it gets dark, you could read by the light of a glowing plant on your desk.
Archaeologists have unearthed the oldest fish hooks found in a grave, and they’re challenging the idea that most of the fishing work in the Indonesian region thousands of years ago was only carried out by men.
NASA has unveiled its plan for its next Mars rover, “Mars 2020”, which will collect samples from the surface of the red planet.