Such studies could speed up the development of a vaccine—but would mean deliberately giving people a disease that could kill them.
The under-sung heroes of the country's rail system keep vigilant watch from colorful mini-castles.
Why the weighted exercise vest is the best piece of home workout gear you're not using.
Last week, social media did some sleuthing to figure out who recorded a haunting cover of the singer's “Look What You Made Me Do” for the BBC America show.
Services like Google Translate only support 100 languages, give or take. What about the thousands of other languages—spoken by people just as vulnerable to this crisis?
Internet outages, blackouts, and other accidents can make working from home more complicated. Here's how to protect yourself.
Streets arranged in grids, with few dead-ends, encourage walking and transit. But in developing countries, growing cities are taking the opposite route.
The test mission will clear the way for regular crewed launches from the United States for the first time in nearly a decade.
A new analysis revealed what scientists believe is a passage from the book of Ezekiel.
As we sunset this weekly series, we take a farewell tour of the outer planets—and pay tribute to one of the most famous last looks at Earth.
Just 55 million wireless power receivers shipped worldwide last year, but that figure will more than double to 120 million units in 2015, according to IHS.
Facebook has announced a new project to connect the rest of the world to the Internet, using a fleet of drones that are solar-powered and use lasers to beam Internet access to those below.
AUSTIN, Texas — Sometime in the near future, drones may be wearable and may even become our buddies — at least if one futurist has any say in the matter.
A researcher at the defense company Boeing has filed a patent for a sci-fi-esque cloaking device that would protect soldiers from intense shock waves generated by explosions.
On Friday, Google and the pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced a partnership between Google’s life sciences division and Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson that makes surgical products, to develop new robot-assisted surgery technologies.
High school students in Tennessee can see and manipulate ocean plankton under a superhigh-resolution microscope in Southern California, with a biologist in California serving as their tour guide.