Move the World
Gene therapy shows promise for treating diseases and the longstanding mysteries of medical science. But what is gene therapy and how does it work?
The spacecraft NASA is sending to study the Psyche asteroid will be powered by Hall thruster technology — marking its first use for deep space exploration.
Food waste makes up nearly a quarter of landfill material. A new startup aims to change that by automating the process of trucking produce with artificial intelligence.
Mucins, the long proteins in mucus, have an array of bacteria-fighting properties. These artificial mucins can act like the real thing.
NASA is considering an inflatable space habitat designed by Sierra Nevada Corporation as a potential space station of the future.
By injecting a “brain glue” into rats, researchers were able to speed up their recovery after a traumatic brain injury.
A simple genetic test can determine a person's fate for one of the worst diseases on the planet. But research offers new hope for Huntington's disease.
A military school recently used Spot, a robot dog developed by Boston Dynamics, during combat training exercises.
With the help of a group of songbirds, researchers have uncovered the mystery of an evolutionary process called “sympatric speciation.”
Fireflies’ primary aposematic signal that they’re poisonous may not be visible to bats, so the bugs appear to have a second, sound-based warning sign.
After spinach leaves were stripped of their plant cells, the skeletons were used as a scaffold for lab-grown meat.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the first commercial-scale, utility grid-connected test site for wave energy.
The nonprofit Move for Hunger works with local moving companies to collect and donate food people would normally throw away during a move.
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