Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."
Cards Against Humanity's elaborate holiday promotion involved a taste-hacking kit, a private island, the death of Santa Claus and a puzzle that kept thousands of Redditors occupied for weeks.
At the GPU Technology Conference developer conference, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang explains how deep neural networks enable autonomous cars.
Thanks to Cards Against Humanity's Creative Commons license, a crafty designer creates a Web-based version of the popular raunchy game so you can play it whenever and wherever.
Researchers have created a "heart on a chip" using actual cardiac muscles to help test the effects of heart medication.
Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.
Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.
Technically Incorrect: Speaking at London's Science Museum, famed physicist Stephen Hawking insists that humans must change their ways and dedicate more to space travel if we want to survive.
Technically Incorrect: Releasing a list of 12 threats to human civilization, academic researchers put artificial intelligence as an emerging and powerful risk.
Over 200,000 people applied for the chance to visit the red planet and never come back. Now Mars One has whittled the applicant pool down to just 100.