Storm Penetrating Air Vehicles would infiltrate thunderstorms, including the supercells that generate tornadoes, to collect vital meteorological data for better forecasting. Continue reading →
The mother of all cosmic collisions has been spotted between two galaxies containing a total of 400 billion stars, igniting the birth of 2,000 new stars per year! Continue reading →
Neanderthal mothers weaned their children earlier than their human counterparts. Continue reading →
Researchers have simulated evolution using virtual robots and watched them develop locomotion strategies of their own.
A Los Angeles doctor and minister who sold phony cures for cancer and other diseases is sentenced to prison. Continue reading →
Anthropologists find a beautiful Greek waterfront paradise once inhabited by generations of Neanderthals.
After months of drifting across the North Atlantic, a luckless, abandoned cruise ship may have finally sunk beneath the waves.
The giant tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma has been called one of the more destructive tornadoes in U.S. history. Anthony looks at how massive twisters
Physician, pain researcher and mother of three invents a pain relief device that created some buzz at the 2013 Bay Area Maker Faire. Continue reading →
An Indian woman who lost her leg after she was thrown from a moving train two years ago has become the first female amputee to climb Everest.
After the high-profile kidnapping in Cleveland, some wonder: How could so many people miss obvious signs?
Whoops! Someone put Anthony in control of a 30-foot-tall robot hand with the ability to lift and crush 2,000 pounds. Christian Ristow tells us how he built it,
How do you protect yourself from a tornado that reaches 2 miles wide with wind gusts above 200 miles per hour?
Harry Potter has an invisibility cloak, so when will we? Well, sooner than you might think. Anthony looks at the many ways scientists are trying to help you
Burials suggest that some hunter-gatherers saw some of their dogs as being nearly the same as themselves.
Running in the Marine Corp Marathon or the Boston Marathon? How safe it is for runners to push their bodies to the limits --- and run 26.2 miles at one time?
Slime Mold has no brain, yet it does some pretty intelligent stuff - like solving mazes and making healthy choices. What gives?! And what other creatures are
Enter the 3-D printer: your all-in-one solution to habitat-building, gun-making and now space pizza preparation! Continue reading →
Seven-foot, red-eyed mutant horse car snorts flame and blows minds at the 2013 Bay Area Maker Faire. Continue reading →
Microsoft has given the Xbox One a tall order: make us forget about the cable or satellite box. Continue reading →
Power Racing Series revs up DIY competition at the 2013 Bay Area Maker Faire. Continue reading →
Violent tornadoes hit the same spot twice -- west of Moore, Oklahoma.
See a short history of the most powerful tornadoes to touch down on U.S. soil.
In a process that mimics photosynthesis, this artificial forest soaks up light and uses it to generate oxygen and hydrogen.
Opening spaceflight up to the masses could help spark a global conservation ethic that stems the tide of environmental destruction on Earth.
Sketch It! Play It, part of Intel's Start Making! initiative, makes electronics less intimidating for young tinkerers. Continue reading →
Ever wanted to take dazzling photos of the night sky? Here are some essential tips before you start slapping your DSLR to the back of your telescope!
A new test shows how much corn syrup you've gulped over time. Continue reading →
The open-source, hockey-puck shaped robot is open for tinkering by amateur roboticists. Continue reading →
Humans may have treated Neanderthals no better or worse than the other large ice age mammals they hunted, ate, and helped drive to extinction.