By some estimates, ocean mixing caused by swimming creatures is comparable to the mixing by the wind and tides. Now a new model of ocean swimming is set to test this idea.
Researchers are using aluminum and frozen water to make a propellant that could allow rockets to refuel on the moon or even Mars.
Tired of cooking this Thanksgiving? These robots could help out.
A machine no bigger than a fruit fly's eye successfully scores a goal.
A new three-dimensional map of the Milky Way should give astronomers a unique insight into the formation and evolution of our galaxy.
If you want to build scalable quantum computers, you'll need to combine the various approaches to processing quantum information, say researchers.
A mathematician has discovered two entirely new arrangements of rowers in a racing eight in which the rowing forces cancel to make the boat wiggle-free.
A collection of images snapped by chance by Google's street view trucks is strangely compelling.
A NASA-sponsored event challenges inventors to create the next astronaut glove.
NASA's launch of its Ares test rocket has Buzz Aldrin questioning the vehicle's design and outlining the need for better rockets.