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A new report and video show how dust from an ancient lakebed in Africa is critical to plant growth on another continent.
In just a few days, the new Pebble smartwatch has out-raised its predecessor on Kickstarter, and now it's gunning for the world's coolest cooler, literally.
A co-creator of the incredibly fun ToeJam & Earl video games wants to finally build the sequel the game deserves, and he's looking to Kickstarter to help make it happen.
Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.
"Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" sounds like a dark-arts incantation in a new video version of the song from YouTuber Andy Rehfeldt.
Forget smart lightbulbs and smart appliances. Smart alcohol bottles could bring high-tech brains to your home bar.
Director Neill Blomkamp has revealed his new "Alien" movie will overwrite "Alien 3" and "Alien: Resurrection".
In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.
Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.
The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.
A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.
Meteors captured on video as fireballs lighting up the night sky are becoming more common thanks to ubiquitous smartphones. Except this one was no space rock.