Astronaut Group 21 will be the first people on Mars, if NASA has anything to say about it. And the new astronauts are nothing like the old.
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An interview with Jo Ashbridge, architect extraordinaire, working and living in Bangladesh to realize a dream of giving better, safer and longer-lasting shelter to low-income families.
Step aside, Indiana Jones. A Harvard professor may have found the answer to that “age-old” quest for immortality.
Researchers have been experimenting with a treatment in which electrodes are inserted into specific parts of the brain to treat diseases like Parkinson's and major depression.
A new study links human evolution all the way back to the first placenta-bearing mammals: the rat.
A new earthworm was found in Britain to have evolved the ability to withstand dangerously high levels of arsenic. Could human evolution ever create similar super mutations?
The Landsat 8 satellite is scheduled for launch from the Vandenburg Air Force Base in California this Monday, February 11, between 10.02 a.m. and 10.50 a.m. (PST).
Planetary Resources recently announced its plans to start asteroid mining in the next few years. Asteroids are rich in certain resources and this could be the start of something big.
The NASA Curiosity Rover is probably the first robot to tweet from Mars. Here are its 10 best tweets (spoiler alert: they're likely sent out by a NASA geek).
In order to address the individual and specific risk of a potential humanity killer, we would send out a scoping mission to probe its structure. And that would cost some money.
When Lee Harvey Oswald bought a bolt-action rifle in 1963 for under $20 and killed President Kennedy, gun legislation was passed five days later. This is President Obama's moment.