Science Scope brings you the amazing discoveries, emerging research trends and innovative techniques to help solve business and technology problems now and in the future.
Science unlocks the secret to the best sandcastles ever, and then builds a robot that does it better.
August 14, 2012 3:00am |
For the thousands of unused patents, there is still hope for a new lease on life. One site helps match up innovators and patents.
4 | August 13, 2012 11:00am |
Climate scientists used to say that climate change can't be blamed for any one weather event -- until a recent study, which says it is the culprit of some recent heat waves.
49 | August 13, 2012 3:03am |
Understanding how geckos stick to trees in the rain might help us design bandages that don't slip off when we get wet.
1 | August 10, 2012 6:30am |
It sounds impossible: to tell whether someone is gay or straight. But science says you can do it just by looking at the eyes.
10 | August 10, 2012 3:00am |
Emma Lavelle was born without the use of her arms. A 3-D printed exoskeleton recently gave her the ability to use them.
1 | August 9, 2012 3:00am |
Exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, Marines diagnosed with breast cancer could advance our understanding of the disease's environmental causes.
1 | August 8, 2012 3:03am |
Using a wire in the soil, you can now turn your house plant into a multi-touch controller, instrument, or mouse.
August 8, 2012 3:00am |
Watch this video of Curiosity's final minutes before landing on Mars. Plus, see a photo of the rover hanging from a parachute, and a video of NASA engineers rejoicing.
August 6, 2012 8:08pm |
Completing one of the most complicated maneuvers in the history of robotic spaceflight, the newest Mars Rover, Curiosity, touched down at 1:32am EDT.
16 | August 6, 2012 4:33am |
What happens when you mix physics and past Olympic performances? You get an inkling of which races will be nail biters and which ones won't.
1 | August 6, 2012 3:03am |
Water strider bugs make water look as solid and bouncy as a trampoline. And now a new microrobot does the same.
August 2, 2012 3:08am |
Understanding why London's new slanted blocks will help swimmers takes just a bit of basic physics.
August 1, 2012 3:00pm |
A project that has kids launching mini-experiments into space hopes to get them interested in astronomy.
August 1, 2012 7:25am |
Another Mars rover -- the biggest one yet -- is set to land Monday. Read these FAQs to find out what will it be doing there.
4 | August 1, 2012 3:00am |
You might think that you have control over what you buy, but you'd be mostly wrong. Consumers tend to select whatever's right in front of them.
5 | July 31, 2012 6:00am |
The breakthrough means that robots could someday feel the slightest breath of air and distinguish between direct pressure, a sideways brush and a twisting touch.
1 | July 31, 2012 3:00am |
Scientists try to figure out what works better to dissuade potential terrorists: positive or negative feedback.
12 | July 31, 2012 3:00am |
We've all learned how to fake a chuckle, but how often are we using that skill? Scientists show that the fake laugh is far more common that you might think.
July 30, 2012 6:00am |
HIV can hide from the immune system for years. In a new study, a cancer drug pushed it out of hiding -- a crucial step toward creating a cure for AIDS.
1 | July 30, 2012 3:03am |