New genetic analysis suggests that chimpanzees have adapted to their environment more rapidly than humans have.
On the surface of a new photovoltaic prototype, microscopic nanotube towers perform best when they catch light on their sides.
A biolubricant found in our joints could yield new ways to treat, and even prevent, arthritis.
Domo the robot is designed for the unpredictability of household chores.
A wireless-sensor network to report pollution and traffic comes to Cambridge, MA.
Copying bacterial propellers could give biomedical robots a boost.
Ongoing, large-scale genetic studies of mood disorders could help researchers understand and treat these devastating diseases.
Organic crystals change shape and then go back to their original shape when exposed to light of different colors.
A new motor made of nonmagnetic and dielectric materials can power a robotic medical device inside an MRI scanner, significantly improving cancer diagnoses and treatments.
Scientists have uncovered genetic targets that could increase lung-cancer cells' sensitivity.