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German airports have a new way of monitoring air pollution: honeybees. The scientists depend on testing the honey for pollutants to determine if the air quality is good or not.
4 | July 1, 2010 6:36am |
A crime prevention police unit taps high-tech tools to reduce the crime rate in East Orange, New Jersey.
3 | June 30, 2010 5:09pm |
The X Prize Foundation announced a $10 million prize for their oil spill challenge. From Kevin Costner's machine to oil eating bacteria, many ideas have been floating around.
5 | June 29, 2010 11:04am |
Researchers want to know how the 1,000 different species of bacteria in your gut. Many diseases are linked to messed up intestinal microbe distributions. But it's not entirely the bacteria's...
June 29, 2010 8:26am |
By 2030, perennial grains could be agriculture's next big breakthrough since farming.
9 | June 28, 2010 9:06am |
Researchers at Texas Tech demonstrate how a special material can absorb oil.
22 | June 25, 2010 4:12pm |
Here are magazines that cover the latest, breaking science news and will make you think.
4 | June 25, 2010 5:04am |
The Coalition Against Major Diseases created a database of more than 4,000 Alzheimer's disease patients from clinical trials. Up next are databases for Huntington's and Parkinson's.
June 24, 2010 7:41am |
Google co-founder wants to upend drug development. Knowing he is at risk of developing Parkinson's, he invested in an initiative to find some genetic clues.
June 24, 2010 6:43am |
Frank Fenner, the scientist who eradicated small pox, predicts humans will undergo a mass extinction within the next century. Here's why.
30 | June 23, 2010 10:23am |
The U.S. Supreme Court has lifted the ban on genetically modified alfalfa seeds, a big win for agricultural giant Monsanto.
10 | June 22, 2010 2:40pm |
Robots gave a ballet-like performance in Shanghai. Also, RoboCup, the robot version of the World Cub, launched this week in Singapore. Watch the videos.
1 | June 22, 2010 6:47am |
Justin is a space robot that can fix satellites or destroy them if they don't work. He's the jack of all trades.
1 | June 21, 2010 8:02am |
Scientists at the Colorado School of Mines built a cheap detection system for landmines. The same system could be used to monitor our fragile infrastructure.
5 | June 21, 2010 6:24am |
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London developed a computer-based model to detect our change blindness.
1 | June 18, 2010 4:51am |
Representatives from 90 countries approve plans to set up a new UN scientific organization to monitor the state of biodiversity around the world.
June 17, 2010 8:29am |
New York didn't make the list, but Topeka did. Check out the top 10 cities to live in and to start a business.
10 | June 16, 2010 2:46pm |
A team of scientists developed a simple way to write nanocircuits â€” a discovery that could disrupt the electronics industry.
14 | June 16, 2010 1:17pm |
The FDA thinks the consumer-to-direct DNA tests are medical devices that need to be regulated. What do you think?
4 | June 15, 2010 10:08am |
Massachusetts General Hospital researchers might have an answer to the liver donor shortage: grow livers in the lab.
7 | June 14, 2010 7:56am |