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.
The Internet is giving experimenters access to a more diverse array of subjects -- and opening the door to "freelance" psychologists.
July 2, 2012 8:33pm |
Wondering how how bird flu, which as been around since 1997, could become a human pandemic? Previously censored scientific papers describe exactly how.
July 2, 2012 6:05am |
A neural network of 16,000 computers was let loose on YouTube images for three days. What did it learn by the end? How to recognize cats.
2 | June 27, 2012 5:29am |
The non-invasive procedure improves upon existing pre-birth paternity tests that carry a small risk of inducing a miscarriage.
5 | June 25, 2012 7:21pm |
A Swedish chemistry professor enlisted his son to help him solve a problem he'd puzzled over for eight years -- after noticing how good the boy was at Sudoku.
7 | June 15, 2012 2:28am |
For Ebola, which has a 90% kill rate, treatment must be given within an hour of infection. A new antibody cocktail could boost the window to 24 hours.
June 15, 2012 1:05am |
Considering that our microbes outnumber our human cells ten to one, it was about time for the first major study of our microbiomes. The results were beyond what researchers had imagined.
4 | June 14, 2012 3:11am |
A pioneering reconstructive surgery to treat female genital mutilation has shown success in easing pain and restoring sexual pleasure.
6 | June 13, 2012 2:38am |
The International Dark-Sky Association is combating light pollution to keep stargazing from going the way of the dodo bird.
1 | June 12, 2012 3:28am |
How technology used to track badgers could help save victims of natural disasters.
1 | June 12, 2012 3:00am |
This is not one of those animal stories with cute photos. But if you're interested in weird technologies that solve problems you didn't know about, this is for you.
June 12, 2012 2:30am |
Find it hard enough to make contact with a tennis ball? Try doing it just based on the sound the ball makes when it hits the ground.
June 11, 2012 4:14am |
How does the mantis shrimp survive the forces is creates, and what can that teach us about designing materials?
1 | June 7, 2012 11:28am |
How many teenagers have $50,000 just laying around? Well, now these two students from Swaziland do (or maybe $25,000 each, which is still a lot of money). It's well deserved though, the two...
3 | June 7, 2012 3:00am |
How quad-rotor helicopter drones could help you get in shape.
2 | June 5, 2012 3:00am |
In a play from the science fiction book, researchers will soon dive down to a new observatory off the coast of Norway.
1 | June 4, 2012 3:00am |
Roboclam, equipped with the same special digging super power as razor clams, could be used as a lightweight anchor for subs or even to detonate buried underwater mines.
2 | May 30, 2012 7:39am |
For his invention, which is 28 times cheaper and faster than current tests and 100 times more sensitive, Jack Andraka won the Intel science competition.
2 | May 28, 2012 7:07pm |
In their quest for improving computers, IBM stumbled upon something that might help doctors fight antibiotic resistant staph infections.
May 28, 2012 3:00am |
When one invisibility cloak isn't enough, scientists make 25,000 and use them to trap a rainbow.
May 25, 2012 6:25am |