Curious to better understand the movements of sea turtles, scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have actually created the "FlipperBot" to generate new data on how they navigate themselves in world.
Two separate studies conducted by the University of Duisburg Essen in Germany show that humans respond to robots with empathy whether they are shaped like humans or dinosaurs.
Inbreeding is a problem because it increases a person’s risk for receiving two copies of recessive mutations that lead to rare genetic disorders.
The animal has a simple nervous system, but has cells with properties that resemble that of more complex animals like humans.
Biologists say they have unraveled the DNA of thecoelacanth, a "living fossil" fish whose ancient lineage offer new information on how life in the sea crept onto land hundreds of millions of years ago.
Despite the fact that a solid 10 percent of people are left-handed, researchers have no idea how they exist.
Researchers announced that they have successfully created a kidney using a scaffold that can produce urine in rats when implanted.
An international team of scientists have found a way to grow and harvest gold from crop plants.
27-year-old inventor Al Raghezi says that he has been working on the device for a decade.
Move over, Stonehenge – there’s a new archaeological mystery in town.
The world may end with a whimper, but the universe also began the same way.
NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) said that hundreds of volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io aren't where they're supposed to be.
A tarantula as big as a human face has been discovered in northern Sri Lanka.
New research suggests a computer can predict what you dream based on brainwave activity.
The technology may even be harnessed to deliver drugs to individual cells or even to build synthetic tissues to replace damaged human ones.